heart of palm
the stripped terminal bud of a cabbage palm, especially of the genus Euterpe, eaten in salads or as a vegetable.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of heart of palm
An Americanism dating back to 1935–40
Words nearby heart of palm
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