There are 2 translations of palm in Spanish:

palm1

Pronunciation: /pɑːm/

n

  • 1 1.1palm (tree) palmera (f) date palm palma (f) de dátiles, palmera (f) datilera coconut palm cocotero (m) (before n) palm grove palmeral (m) palm leaf palma (f) palm oil aceite (m) de palma
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    • They even feel attached to the tree or the palm tree that might stand outside their home.
    • The California Fan Palm is the only palm tree native to western North America and its natural range is farther south.
    • So I obediently drew two leaves, belonging to a palm tree just beyond the verandah.
    1.2 (leaf, branch) palma (f)
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    • Albeit there are those latter-day scientists who would tend instead to award the ancestral palm to the lung-fish.
    • Note that Jacopo adds something not prescribed - an angel swooping down with a palm, symbol of martyrdom.
    • Step forward for a palm of victory.
    1.3palm (cross) rama (f) de olivo palma (f) palmón (m) (en Esp)
  • 2 [Anat] palma (f) to read sb's palm leerle* la mano a algn to grease o oil sb's palm untarle la mano a algn to have itchy o itching palms ser* fácil de sobornar, ser* coimero (CS) [familiar/colloquial] to have sb in the palm of one's hand she's got him in the palm of her hand se lo ha metido en el bolsillo, hace lo que le da la gana con él
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    • In this test, you bend your thumb across the palm of your hand and bend your fingers down over your thumb.
    • I love the small of her back and the inside of her wrist and the palm of her hand.
    • I dig my fingernails into the palm of my hand, it wraps into a fist.

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There are 2 translations of palm in Spanish:

palm2

vt

  • 1.1 (hide in hand) [conjuror] hacer* desaparecer 1.2 (steal) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar], birlar [familiar/colloquial], volar* [familiar/colloquial]
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    • He wasn't going to eat/take the wafer, as it was a bit silly and unnecessary for him to do so, so he discreetly palmed it.
    • I palmed the offending items into a napkin and slipped the obscene bundle into my trouser pocket for disposal later.
    • He heard the bedroom door creak open and quickly palmed the note he had found.
    1.3 [Sport] [ball] darle* con la mano a
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    • Friedel saves the day when he palms a shot from Parker over the bar.
    • East Stirlingshire keeper Scott Finlay was called into action to deny Allan midway through the second half, palming the midfielder's shot behind for a corner.
    • Roberts should have done better than shoot tamely wide when more clever work by Moran led to Bracey palming his acute-angled shot into the big striker's path.

Phrasal verbs

palm off

v + o + adv
to palm sth/sb off on oonto sb encajarle or enjaretarle algo/a algn a algn [familiar/colloquial] he's trying to palm his girlfriend off on o onto me! ¡me quiere enjaretar or encajar a su novia! [familiar/colloquial] to palm sb off with sth quitarse a algn de encima con algo I'll palm him off with some excuse or other ya me lo quitaré de encima con alguna excusa

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Word of the day mandíbula
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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.