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A palm having pinnately compound, featherlike leaves.
(Plants) any of various palm trees, such as the wax palm and date palm, that have pinnate or feather-like leaves. Compare fan palm
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|Noun||1.||feather palm - palm having pinnate or featherlike leaves|
palm tree, palm - any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves
Acrocomia vinifera, coyol, coyol palm - tropical American palm having edible nuts and yielding a useful fiber
Acrocomia aculeata, gri-gri, grugru, grugru palm, macamba - tropical American feather palm having a swollen spiny trunk and edible nuts
areca - any of several tall tropical palms native to southeastern Asia having egg-shaped nuts
Attalea funifera, bahia coquilla, Bahia piassava, piassava palm, pissaba palm - Brazilian palm yielding fibers used in making ropes, mats, and brushes
Ceroxylon alpinum, Ceroxylon andicola, wax palm - palm of the Andes yielding a resinous wax which is mixed with tallow to make candles
oil palm - pinnate-leaved palms of the genus Elaeis having dense clusters of crowded flowers and bright red fruit and yielding high quality palm oils
babassu, babassu palm, coco de macao, Orbignya martiana, Orbignya phalerata, Orbignya spesiosa - tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory
cohune, cohune palm, Orbignya cohune - tropical American feather palm whose large nuts yield valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory
date palm, Phoenix dactylifera - tall tropical feather palm tree native to Syria bearing sweet edible fruit