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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.
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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)
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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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References in classic literature ?
In the valley of Quillota, south of Ingenio, I saw some large date palm trees.
He was standing before a goat-skin tent amidst a clump of date palms within a tiny oasis.
The date palms of the little fertile spot they had just left, and the circle of goatskin tents, stood out in sharp relief against the yellow sand--a phantom paradise upon a phantom sea.
He stressed the need for a strong forum at district level to resolve problems of date palm growers, traders and investors so that the production of date could further be improved.
AL DHAFRA, 30th July, 2019 (WAM) -- Despite its arid climate, the United Arab Emirates has a remarkably diverse flora and fauna, of which the date palm holds a paramount standing in Emirati society.
Date, the fruit of the date palm, is considered an ideal food that provides a wide range of essential nutrients with many potential health benefits.It is a delicious fruit with a sweet taste and a fleshy mouth feel.
Shaleem and Al Hallaniyat Islands, Mar.06 (ONA) Sayyid Mohammed bin Sultan al- Busaidi, Minister of State and Governor of Dhofar, visited today the Rehab Farm in the Wilayat of Shaleem and the Al Hallaniyat Islands, as part of the orientation visits organized by the Diwan of the Royal Court, represented by the Directorate General for One Million Date Palm Trees Project.
The toxicity of oxamyl against the date palm mite, Oligonychus afrasiaticus (McGregor) was evaluated.
Findings of the study revealed that about 5-18% of the North African date palm genome is derived from the Cretan wild palm.
An agreement was signed on Wednesday for the establishment of the Central Date Palm Trees Lab for the One Million Date Palm Trees Project, which will be based in the wilayat of Samail.
Muscat: The Directorate General for One Million Date Palm Trees Project and the Omani Authority for Partnership for Development (OAPFD) and the University of Arizona of the USA, signed an agreement yesterday for the establishment of the Central Date Palm Trees Lab for the One Million Date Palm Trees Project, which will be in the Wilayat of Sumail.