There are 2 definitions of palmyra in English:

palmyra1

Syllabification: pal·my·ra
Pronunciation: /palˈmīrə
 
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noun

An Asian fan palm that yields a wide range of useful products, including timber, fiber, and fruit.
  • Borassus flabellifer, family Palmae
More example sentences
  • The carving abounded in motifs from nature including swallows, hydrangeas, azaleas, geraniums, lilies, palmyras, and balloon vines.
  • The palmyra palm being the most useful of the species is widely grown in tropical coastal zones.
  • According to a dietician at the Hospital, fruits like watermelon, tender coconuts, palmyra, lime and cucumber are diuretic and hence play a vital role in eliminating body heat.

Origin

late 17th century: from Portuguese palmeira 'palm tree'. The change in the ending was due to association with the name of the ancient city of Palmyra.

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Pronunciation: ɪˌnaməˈrɑːtə
noun
a person's female lover

There are 2 definitions of palmyra in English:

Palmyra2

Syllabification: Pal·my·ra
Pronunciation: /palˈmīrə
 
/
An ancient city in Syria, an oasis in the Syrian desert northeast of Damascus on the site of present-day Tadmur.

Origin

Greek form of the city's modern and ancient pre-Semitic name Tadmur or Tadmor, meaning 'city of palms'.

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Word of the day inamorata
Pronunciation: ɪˌnaməˈrɑːtə
noun
a person's female lover