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palmaceous

[pal-mey-shuh s, pahl-, pah-mey-]
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adjective
  1. belonging to the plant family Palmae.
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Origin of palmaceous

First recorded in 1720–30; palm2 + -aceous
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British Dictionary definitions for palmaceous

palmaceous

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