palm noun Definition in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “palm” - Learner’s Dictionary

palm

noun [C]     /pɑːm/
HAND
the inside surface of your hand The hand
TREE
a palm treeTrees - general words
Translations of “palm”
in Arabic راحة اليَّد, كَف, نَخْلة…
in Korean 손바닥, 야자나무…
in Malaysian tapak tangan…
in French paume…
in Turkish avuç içi, aya, palmiye…
in Italian palmo, palma…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手, 手掌,手心…
in Russian ладонь, пальма…
in Polish dłoń, palma…
in Vietnamese lòng bàn tay…
in Spanish palma…
in Portuguese palma, palmeira…
in Thai ฝ่ามือ…
in German die Handinnenfläche…
in Catalan palmell, palmera…
in Japanese 手のひら, ヤシ, ヤシの木…
in Indonesian telapak tangan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手, 手掌,手心…
(Definition of palm noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
by ,
May 04, 2016
by Kate Woodford We can’t always focus on the positive! This week, we’re looking at the language that is used to refer to arguing and arguments, and the differences in meaning between the various words and phrases. There are several words that suggest that people are arguing about something that is not important. (As you might

Read More 

Word of the Day

droid

a robot (= a machine controlled by computer) that is made to look like a human

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More