palmaceous

[ pal-mey-shuh s, pahl-, pah-mey- ]
/ pælˈmeɪ ʃəs, pɑl-, pɑˈmeɪ- /

adjective

belonging to the plant family Palmae.

Nearby words

  1. palm warbler,
  2. palm wine,
  3. palm-oil chop,
  4. palm-tree,
  5. palma,
  6. palmar,
  7. palmar arch,
  8. palmar digital artery,
  9. palmar digital vein,
  10. palmar fibromatosis

Compare palm family.

Origin of palmaceous

First recorded in 1720–30; palm2 + -aceous

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British Dictionary definitions for palmaceous

palmaceous

/ (pælˈmeɪʃəs) /

adjective

of, relating to, or belonging to the palm family, Arecaceae (formerly Palmae or Palmaceae)
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