peach palm


noun
  1. a palm, Bactris gasipaes, having very spiny, tall stems, widely cultivated in the New World tropics for its edible fruit and palm hearts.

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How to use peach palm in a sentence

  • This new palm was the “pupunha,” or “peach-palm,” as it is called, from the resemblance which its fruits bear to peaches.

    The Forest Exiles | Mayne Reid
  • Among these the peach-palm is quite conspicuous, with its spiny stems and mealy, nutritious fruit.

    Equatorial America | Maturin M. Ballou