[pal-mer, pahl-, pah-mer]

Origin of palmar

First recorded in 1650–60, palmar is from the Latin word palmāris measuring a hand's breadth. See palm1, -ar1
Related formstrans·pal·mar, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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British Dictionary definitions for palmar


  1. of or relating to the palm of the hand
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palmar in Medicine


[pălmər, päl-, pämər]
  1. Of, relating to, or corresponding to the palm of the hand.
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