Panama hat


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Panama hat

n.
A natural-colored, hand-plaited hat made from leaves of a palmlike plant (Carludovica palmata) native to South and Central America.

Panama hat

n
(Clothing & Fashion) (sometimes not capital) a hat made of the plaited leaves of the jipijapa plant of Central and South America. Often shortened to: panama or Panama

Pan′ama hat′


n.
a hat made of finely plaited young leaves of the jipijapa plant.
[1825–35]

Panama hat

A lightweight South American hat made of handplaited straw.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Panama hat - a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crownPanama hat - a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown
chapeau, hat, lid - headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
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She stopped to assist him to pick up the handkerchief that had fallen, and the Panama hat that had rolled from his lap towards the window when he had started suddenly to his feet at the apparition of grace and beauty.
He had stood for some seconds on the headland above, with his aquiline profile under the Panama hat relieved against the sky and peering over the countryside before his companion had collected himself sufficiently to scramble up after him.
He was a tall, handsome, swarthy fellow, clad in a suit of gray flannel, with a Panama hat, a bristling black beard, and a great, aggressive hooked nose, and flourishing a cane as he walked.
They dressed in white linen from head to foot, like the old gentleman, and wore broad Panama hats.
So it became known in this country as a Panama hat.
Momy was my fairy godfather, the man who would help launch my journalism career, and I never imagined he'd be wearing a three-piece suit, Panama hat, and bow tie.
com) 8 hat's magic Give Dad a heads up with a Panama hat, PS14, Asos.
Hall embraced the floral theme in a cream dress with poppy and daisy pattern, while Murdoch kept his cool in a dark suit and white Panama hat.
Unite union general secretary Len McCluskey pulled out a Panama hat during his speech in relation to the recent scandal and said: "The only thing I have from Panama, Mr Cameron, is a hat.
his five rivals will include the Andy oliver-trained Panama hat who goes for the 1m4f event instead of waiting for the Irish St Leger at the Curragh on Sunday.
Other prizes include: a blue racing bike, an "orange bicycle with baskets," a tandem bike, a small HD digital video camera, an espresso machine, a silver pen, a brown leather briefcase and an authentic Panama hat.