date palm


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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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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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.
Administration of date palm pit powder for 30 days had ameliorated toxic effects of nicotine given for 15 days on spermatogenesis as was evident by significant improvement in mean Johnsen score to 9 in group D.
Saudi Arabia has a rich genetic pool of over 400 date palm cultivars (Anonymous 2006).
Furthermore, bio-effects of Date palm pollen extract were studied by a lot of researchers, according to Faleh and Sawad [12] Date palm pollen grains extract leads to high stimulation in fertilization in male rabbits, produce sperm and increase its numbers, Bahmanpour et al.
Dates come from the date palm (phoenix dactylifera), which is widely grown in North Africa and the Middle East and in warmer climes across all continents.
The date palm is surely one of the UAE's national treasures, writes Reem Buhazza.
Abu Dhabi: Eight winners from different countries in the region have been chosen and honoured at the fifth edition of the Khalifa International Date Palm Award (Kidpa) in a ceremony held at Emirates Palace Hotel in the capital on Sunday.
Date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L) is a tree of value and a major food crop of the Arabian Peninsula.
This was stated by Assistant Manager, Supply Chain, PHDEC Omar Hafeez while speaking at a recently held one-day seminar on date palm cultivation in Punjab at the Ayub Agriculture Research Institute (AARI), Faisalabad.