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English

A palm tree (1)

Etymology

From Old French palme, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] palma, palm

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
palm

Plural
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palm ({{{1}}})
  1. Any of various evergreen trees from the family Palmae or Arecaceae, which are mainly found in the tropics.
  2. The inner and somewhat concave part of the human hand that extends from the wrist to the bases of the fingers.
  3. The corresponding part of the forefoot of a lower mammal.
  4. A handheld computing device used to store personal data such as calendars and phone numbers.

Synonyms

(tropical tree)

Antonyms

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Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to palm

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to palm (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To hold or conceal something in the palm of the hand.
  2. To hold something without bending the fingers significantly.
  3. To move something laterally by static friction against the palm of the hand.

Derived terms

Translations


Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

palm m

  1. palm (tropical tree)
  2. palm (middle part of the hand)

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

Inflection for palm Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative
Genitive

palm c.

  1. palm; a tropical tree

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