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noun
an African fan palm, Hyphaene thebaica, bearing an edible, gingerbread-flavored fruit.
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Also doum palm .
Also called gingerbread palm .

Origin of doom palm

First recorded in 1820–30; from Egyptian Arabic dūm, from Arabic dōm, dawm + palm2
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doom palm

noun
a variant spelling of doum palm
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