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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A small tropical tree with leaves shaped like a fan.

Usage examples (30)
  • The palmetto grew near the gate in the tropical garden.
  • It's what they call palmetto cabbage, and it's very good to eat too, I can tell you. "
  • McCown said the bears den in thick palmetto, which is very flammable.
  • The palmetto spoken of is, in truth, not a "palmetto," though a plant of kindred genus. for more
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