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Palm appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun palm:

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Definition of the noun palm

What does palm mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: palms

  1. the inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers
    • lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
    • synonym of palm: thenar
    • more generic words: area / region = a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve
    • part of: hand / manus / mitt / paw = the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    • part: thenar = the fleshy area of the palm at the base of the thumb
  2. a linear unit based on the length or width of the human hand
  3. any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves
  4. an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event

Alternative definition of the noun palm


  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.

Definition of the verb palm

What does palm mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: palmed | palming | palms

  1. touch, lift, or hold with the hands
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonym of palm: handle
    • more generic word: touch = make physical contact with, come in contact with
    • more specific words:
      • field = catch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket
      • fumble = handle clumsily
      • manipulate = hold something in one's hands and move it
      • manhandle = handle roughly


  1. Palm handhelds were Personal Digital Assistants that ran the Palm OS.
    • also known as PALM INC, PALMONE INC, Palm PDA
  2. Palm a.k.a. Palm Breweries is a brewery company. It owns several different Belgian breweries.


Palm is a fictional character from the 1957 film Castles and Cottages.


  1. "Palm" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  2. "Palm" is a musical album of Merlowe Rant.
    • released on (19 years ago)


Palm a.k.a. Palm, Pennsylvania: Palm is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. It lies along Pennsylvania Route 29 between Hereford and East Greenville at latitude 40.4281539 longitude −75.5329608. It is located in Upper Hanover Township and the ZIP code is 18070. The Hosensack Creek flows from the northeast into the Perkiomen Creek in the village.


  1. Palm a.k.a. paralemmin is a gene.
  2. PALM: Paralemmin is a protein that in humans is encoded by the PALM gene.
  3. Palm is a computing platform.
  4. Palm is a publisher.
  5. Palm is a print ad.

Phrases with Palm

Phrases starting with the word Palm:

  1. palm cat
  2. palm nut
  3. palm off
  4. palm oil
  5. Palm Card
  6. Palm Crow
  7. palm fern
  8. palm tree

Phrases ending with the word Palm:

  1. fan palm
  2. Ivy Palm
  3. key palm
  4. nut palm
  5. oil palm
  6. wax palm
  7. coco palm
  8. date palm
  9. Doum Palm
  10. fern palm
  11. lady palm
  12. nipa palm

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Palm

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Google previewThe Agronomy and Economy of Important Tree Crops of the Developing World (2010)

by K.P. Prabhakaran Nair

The arecanut palm is the source of a widely used masticatory nut, popularly known as arecanut, betelnut, or supari.

Arecanut palm is a popular crop in India in the states of Kerala, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu in southern India and in Assam, ...

Google previewDate Palm Biotechnology (2011)

by S.Mohan Jain, Jameel M. Al-Khayri, Dennis V Johnson

Date palm is a traditional crop and in recent years has gained acceptance in 40 countries including the USA, South Africa, and Australia. It is well-known for its ability to withstand extremes of temperature and can tolerate very high summer ...

Google previewThe Complete Book of Shaolin

by Kiew Kit, Wong

The Cosmos Palm is a remarkable expression of this feature. While the Cosmos ... The Cosmos Palm is an advanced internal art, and should be trained only with the supervision of a master.

Google previewTop 100 Food Plants (2009)

by Ernest Small

The oil palm is a tall tree up to 20 m (66 feet) in height, with an erect trunk usually less than 30 cm (1 foot) in diameter, which bears...

Google previewGenomics of Cultivated Palms (2011)

by V. Arunachalam

Oil palm is the second largest source of edible oil, next only to soybean. It contributes approximately...

American oil palm is a low-yielding species, but the oil quality and composition is better than that of the African species. Both species of oil ...

Google previewThe Book of Edible Nuts (2004)

by Frederic Rosengarten, Jr.

RUSSIAN Kok6s JAPANESE Kokonatto CHINESE Yeh Tzu THE COCONUT PALM is an alluring symbol of the tropics.

Google previewThe Pearl of India (2017)

by Maturin Ballou

The cocoanut palm is the most common and most valuable of this family of trees, and next to it is the areca. The top of the former always bends gracefully towards the earth, affording the Eastern poets a synonym for humility, while the stem of ...

Google previewAmerican Journal of Pharmacy (1830)

sago palm is an exotic. Our inquiries have been unavailing in the attempt to discover it as indigenous in our neighbourhood, and we feel confident that it does not exist in the native wild state to the eastward of Borneo. The best sago ...

Google previewA Botanical Dictionary (1805)

Or, Elements of Systematic and Philosophical Botany by Colin Milne

delivered by the ancients, and agree in asserting, that though the date-bearing palm may produce good dates, without the assistance of the flowering or male palm, yet, that the date- stones, which arc the feed of the plant in question, will not ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African Religion (2009)

by Molefi Kete Asante, Ama Mazama

Turkey Duck, Rice, Liquor, Fruit Raw Rice, Gin, Palm Wine Candy, Cookies, Cake, Honey, Fanta Orange Soda, Fruity Wine, Nana Esi Ketewaa Sugar Cane, Yams, Eggs Kola Nuts, Beer, Schnapps, Rum, Tiger Nuts Peanuts, Green Bananas, ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Pocket American Sign Language Dictionary (2008)

by Elaine Costello

Move the right 3 hand, palm facing left, forward with a short repeated movement under the palm of the left open hand, palm facing down and fingers pointing right. garbled adj. See sign for messy. gas n.

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Quotes about Palm

A mouse that removes the palm-nut that turns out to be the bait of a trap, would already have known that the palm-nut does not ripen on the ground.
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Scrabble value of P3A1L1M3

The value of this 4-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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