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(Plants) a variety of palm tree
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Noun1.sabal - American dwarf fan palmsSabal - American dwarf fan palms    
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Arecaceae, family Arecaceae, family Palmaceae, family Palmae, palm family, Palmaceae, Palmae - chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales
cabbage palm, cabbage palmetto, Sabal palmetto - low-growing fan-leaved palm of coastal southern United States having edible leaf buds
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Cyperaceae X X Sabal maritima (Kunth) Arecaceae Burret Schizachyrium gracile Poaceae X X (Spreng.) Nash Spartina patens (Aiton) Poaceae Muhl.