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1. A small creeping palm (Serenoa repens) of the southeast United States, having palmately divided leaves, petioles with sharp spines, and black fruit borne on panicles.
2. A dried preparation of the fruit of this plant used as a nonprescription herbal remedy that is supposedly beneficial for disorders of the prostate gland.
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(Plants) any of several dwarf prickly palms, esp any of the genus Sabal, of the southeastern US
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a shrublike palmetto, Serenoa repens, native to the southern U.S., having green or blue leafstalks set with spiny teeth.
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|Noun||1.||saw palmetto - small hardy clump-forming spiny palm of southern United States|
fan palm - palm having palmate or fan-shaped leaves
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saw palmetton (bot) palma enana americana
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