fan palm

fan palm
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fan pahm]
    • /fæn pɑm/
    • /fæn pɑːm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fan pahm]
    • /fæn pɑm/

Definitions of fan palm words

  • noun fan palm a palm having fan-shaped leaves, as the talipot. 1
  • noun fan palm Chinese fan palm. 1
  • noun fan palm any of various palm trees, such as the talipot and palmetto, that have fan-shaped leaves 0
  • noun fan palm any palm tree with broad, fan-shaped leaves 0
  • noun fan palm (botany) Any palm tree with fan-shaped or radiate leaves. 0

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Origin of fan palm

First appearance:

before 1810
One of the 40% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1810-20

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Parts of speech for Fan palm


fan palm popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 40% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 65% 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.

fan palm usage trend in Literature

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