Definition of cabbage palm in English:

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cabbage palm

noun

Any of a number of palms or palm-like plants that resemble a cabbage in some way, in particular:
  • A Caribbean palm with edible buds that resemble a cabbage (Roystonea oleraceae, family Palmae). An evergreen plant occurring in warm regions and grown elsewhere as a greenhouse or indoor plant (genus Cordyline, family Agavaceae).
Example sentences
  • In addition to the cabbage palm, tall trees include American elm, laurel oak, pop ash, sugarberry, sweetgum, water hickory, and water locust.
  • Its blinding flash lights up the cabbage palm foliage…
  • Oak-palm hammocks are home to the tall, beautiful cabbage palm, a hallmark of these fertile raised regions on the Myakka River floodplain.

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