any of various palms having fan-shaped leaves, as of the genera Sabal, Serenoa, and Thrinax.
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How to use palmetto in a sentence
In 2018 at Bay Hill, he tried to get relief from a palmetto bush and, when he was twice denied, said, “I guess my name needs to be Jordan Spieth.”Patrick Reed ends up in another golf rules dispute before winning Farmers Insurance Open | Cindy Boren, Des Bieler | February 1, 2021 | Washington Post
Not least among palmetto State glories is the pimento cheeseburger.The Ultimate Southern Cheeseburger Created in South Carolina | Jane & Michael Stern | August 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A policeman stopped traffic on palmetto for the cortege and second line to pass, and in a better street, people broke out dancing.
They pulled the elegant wagon on a slow pace along for a block and then made a U-turn beneath the palmetto overpass.
palmetto becomes Washington Avenue after it crosses Carrollton and approaches the campus of Xavier University.
The result is that Democrats and Independents will be able to continue to vote in Republican primaries in the palmetto State.South Carolina Court Decision Looms Large For 2016 | Ben Jacobs | August 28, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Eudora was racing now through the briers, and weeds, and palmetto stumps, and dragging Mandy Ann with her.
It is crowned, however, with a leaf like that of the palmetto; but the tufts of the dragon tree resemble the yucca in growth.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil | Maria Graham
His thoughts flew back to the palmetto clearing, where he first saw the little girl and Judy.
Was he back in the palmetto clearing, standing in the moonlight with Dora, and exacting a promise from her which broke her heart?
A log-house in a palmetto clearing, with a foolish old grandmother who did not know enough to ask or care what I was to Eudora.
British Dictionary definitions for palmetto
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