cabbage palm

cab·bage palm
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kab-ij pahm]
    • /ˈkæb ɪdʒ pɑm/
    • /ˈkæb.ɪdʒ pɑːm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kab-ij pahm]
    • /ˈkæb ɪdʒ pɑm/

Definitions of cabbage palm words

  • noun cabbage palm a West Indian palm, Roystonea (or Oreodoxa) oleracea, whose leaf buds are eaten like cabbage 3
  • noun cabbage palm a similar Brazilian palm, Euterpe oleracea 3
  • noun cabbage palm an Australian palm tree, Livistona australis 3
  • noun cabbage palm any of several plants of the genus Cordyline, grown as ornamentals: family Agavaceae 3
  • noun cabbage palm any of several palms, as the palmetto, with terminal buds used as a vegetable 3
  • noun cabbage palm any of several palms, especially those of the genus Euterpe, having terminal leaf buds that are eaten as a vegetable or in salads. 1

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Origin of cabbage palm

First appearance:

before 1765
One of the 46% newest English words
First recorded in 1765-75

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cabbage palm popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 75% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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