doom palm


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, doom palm is from the dialectal Arabic word dōm
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doom palm

noun

a variant spelling of doum palm
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