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Palmer
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palmerworm
Palmetto
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palmette definitions

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: French, from palme palm, from Latin palma Date: 1850 a decorative motif suggestive of a palm

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. Archaeol. an ornament of radiating petals like a palm-leaf. Etymology: F, dimin. of palme PALM(1)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Palmette Pal*mette", n. [F., dim. of palme a palm.] A floral ornament, common in Greek and other ancient architecture; -- often called the honeysuckle ornament.



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