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date palm

n.
A palm tree (Phoenix dactylifera) of western Asia and northern Africa that is cultivated also in the United States, South Asia, and Australia, having large pinnate leaves and bearing clusters of dates.

date palm

n
(Plants) a feather palm, Phoenix dactylifera, probably native to N Africa and SW Asia and widely grown in other arid warm temperate and subtropical regions for its edible fruit (dates)

date′ palm`


n.
any tall date-bearing palm of the genus Phoenix, esp. P. dactylifera, topped by pinnate leaves.
[1830–40]
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Noun1.date palm - tall tropical feather palm tree native to Syria bearing sweet edible fruitdate palm - tall tropical feather palm tree native to Syria bearing sweet edible fruit
date - sweet edible fruit of the date palm with a single long woody seed
feather palm - palm having pinnate or featherlike leaves
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With efforts made in the direction of date farming and advising farmers, it's evident that food security is high on the UAE's agenda.
PESHAWAR -- The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Board of Investment and Trade (KP-BoIT) is going to establish the first-ever Date Farming and Processing Unit in DI Khan to increase the production of dates in the province.
For the purpose, the board has undertaken measures for setting up a modern Date Farming and processing Unit at D.
Al Naabni reviewed the support, services, programmes, bank products and assistance delivered by Oman Development Bank to business owners and entrepreneurs involved in date farming, production and marketing.
EAD is participating in the annual date festival with the aim of demonstrating the impact this natural resource has on the UAE's date farming and agriculture sector, an EAD press release said yesterday (Tuesday).
EAD is participating at the annual date festival with the aim of demonstrating the impact this natural resource has on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) date farming and agriculture sector, while outlining the negative environmental, economic and social impacts on the Emirate of Abu Dhabi of illegal groundwater selling and drilling a well without a permit.
Among the Saudi entities exhibiting their crafts and services at the festival is the National Center for Palm Trees and Dates (NCPD), whose pavilion aims to promote its services and support for date farming in the Kingdom.