Palmales
Palmales Palmales prop. n. A natural family of chiefly tropical trees and shrubs coextensive with the family {Palmae}; -- the palms.

Syn: order {Palmales}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • PALMALES — Les Palmiers forment un ordre de Monocotylédones (Palmales) comprenant une seule famille, celle des Palmae ou Arécacées. Linné les qualifiait de princes du monde végétal (Principes ). Ils sont importants à plus d’un titre. Tout d’abord, ils… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Palmales — noun coextensive with the family Palmae: palms • Syn: ↑order Palmales • Hypernyms: ↑plant order • Member Holonyms: ↑Arecidae, ↑subclass Arecidae • …   Useful english dictionary

  • palmales — palma·les …   English syllables

  • order Palmales — noun coextensive with the family Palmae: palms • Syn: ↑Palmales • Hypernyms: ↑plant order • Member Holonyms: ↑Arecidae, ↑subclass Arecidae • Memb …   Useful english dictionary

  • Palmae — noun chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales • Syn: ↑family Palmae, ↑Palmaceae, ↑family Palmaceae, ↑Arecaceae, ↑family Arecaceae,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arecaceae — noun chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales • Syn: ↑Palmae, ↑family Palmae, ↑Palmaceae, ↑family Palmaceae, ↑family Arecaceae,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Arecaceae — noun chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales • Syn: ↑Palmae, ↑family Palmae, ↑Palmaceae, ↑family Palmaceae, ↑Arecaceae, ↑palm… …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Palmaceae — noun chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales • Syn: ↑Palmae, ↑family Palmae, ↑Palmaceae, ↑Arecaceae, ↑family Arecaceae, ↑palm… …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Palmae — noun chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales • Syn: ↑Palmae, ↑Palmaceae, ↑family Palmaceae, ↑Arecaceae, ↑family Arecaceae, ↑palm… …   Useful english dictionary

  • palm family — noun chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales • Syn: ↑Palmae, ↑family Palmae, ↑Palmaceae, ↑family Palmaceae, ↑Arecaceae, ↑family… …   Useful english dictionary

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