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palmera [pal.mí.ra.] : palm (n.) [kahoy]
[ Etymology: Spanish: palmera: palm ]

Derivatives of palmera


Glosses:
palm
n. (body)1. palm, thenarthe inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers.
~ region, areaa part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve.; "in the abdominal region"
~ hand, manus, mitt, pawthe (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb.; "he had the hands of a surgeon"; "he extended his mitt"
~ thenarthe fleshy area of the palm at the base of the thumb.
n. (quantity)2. palma linear unit based on the length or width of the human hand.
~ linear measure, linear unita unit of measurement of length.
n. (plant)3. palm, palm treeany plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves.
~ arecaceae, family arecaceae, family palmaceae, family palmae, palm family, palmaceae, palmaechiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales.
~ sago palmany of various tropical Asian palm trees the trunks of which yield sago.
~ feather palmpalm having pinnate or featherlike leaves.
~ fan palmpalm having palmate or fan-shaped leaves.
~ calamusany tropical Asian palm of the genus Calamus; light tough stems are a source of rattan canes.
~ fishtail palmattractive East Indian palm having distinctive bipinnate foliage.
~ coco, coco palm, cocoa palm, coconut palm, coconut tree, cocos nucifera, coconuttall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics.
~ corozo, corozo palmany of several tropical American palms bearing corozo nuts.
~ euterpe oleracea, cabbage palmBrazilian palm of genus Euterpe whose leaf buds are eaten like cabbage when young.
~ cabbage tree, livistona australis, cabbage palmAustralian palm with leaf buds that are edible when young.
~ nipa fruticans, nipa palmany creeping semiaquatic feather palm of the genus Nipa found in mangrove swamps and tidal estuaries; its sap is used for a liquor; leaves are used for thatch; fruit has edible seeds.
~ raffia farinifera, raffia palm, raffia ruffiaa large feather palm of Africa and Madagascar having very long pinnatisect fronds yielding a strong commercially important fiber from its leafstalks.
~ lady palmany of several small palms of the genus Rhapis; cultivated as houseplants.
~ royal palm, roystonea regiatall feather palm of southern Florida and Cuba.
~ roystonea oleracea, cabbage palmWest Indian palm with leaf buds that are edible when young.
~ treea tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms.
n. (communication)4. decoration, laurel wreath, medal, medallion, palm, ribbonan award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event.
~ accolade, honor, laurels, award, honoura tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction.; "an award for bravery"
~ congressional medal of honor, medal of honorthe highest U.S. military decoration awarded for bravery and valor in action `above and beyond the call of duty'.
~ distinguished service medala United States military decoration for meritorious service in wartime duty of great responsibility.
~ distinguished service crossa United States Army decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy.
~ navy crossa United States Navy decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy.
~ distinguished flying crossa United States Air Force decoration for heroism while participating in an aerial flight.
~ air medala United States Air Force decoration for meritorious achievement while participating in an aerial flight.
~ silver star, silver star medala United States military decoration for gallantry in action.
~ bronze star, bronze star medala United States military decoration awarded for meritorious service (except in aerial flight).
~ order of the purple heart, purple hearta United States military decoration awarded to any member of the armed forces who is wounded in action.
~ oak leaf clustera United States military decoration consisting of bronze or silver oak leaves and acorns awarded to anyone who has won a given medal before.
~ victoria crossa British military decoration for gallantry.
~ distinguished conduct medala British military decoration for distinguished conduct in the field.
~ distinguished service ordera British military decoration for special service in action.
~ croix de guerrea French military decoration for gallantry.
~ medaille militairea French military decoration.
v. (contact)5. handle, palmtouch, lift, or hold with the hands.; "Don't handle the merchandise"
~ fieldcatch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket.
~ touchmake physical contact with, come in contact with.; "Touch the stone for good luck"; "She never touched her husband"
~ fumblehandle clumsily.
~ manipulatehold something in one's hands and move it.
~ manhandlehandle roughly.; "I was manhandled by the police"