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English definition of “palm tree”

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palm tree

noun [C]
 
 
a tall tree with long leaves at the top that grows in hot countriesTrees - general words
Translations of “palm tree”
in Korean 야자나무…
in Arabic نَخْلة…
in Portuguese palmeira…
in Catalan palmera…
in Japanese ヤシの木…
in Italian palma…
in Russian пальма…
in Turkish palmiye ağacı…
in Polish palma…
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