Panama hat

Panama hat
Panama hat Pan`a*ma" hat` A fine plaited hat, made in Central America of the young leaves of a plant ({Carludovica palmata}). [1913 Webster]

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  • panama hat — panama UK [ˈpænəmɑː] / US [ˈpænəˌmɑ] or panama hat UK / US noun [countable] Word forms panama : singular panama plural panamas a man s hat made from straw, usually worn in hot weather …   English dictionary

  • Panama hat — A Panama hat or just Panama is a traditional brimmed hat of Ecuadorian origin that is made from the plaited leaves of the toquilla straw plant ( Carludovica palmata ). Straw hats woven in Ecuador, like many other 19th and early 20th century South …   Wikipedia

  • panama hat — [[t]pæ̱nəmɑː hæ̱t[/t]] panama hats N COUNT A panama hat or a panama is a hat, worn especially by men, that is woven from the leaves of a palm like plant and worn when it is sunny …   English dictionary

  • panama hat — pan|a|ma hat [ˌpænəma: ˈhæt] n also panama [ˌpænəˈma:,ˈpænəma:] [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Panama, from where such hats (made in Ecuador) were exported] a light hat for men, made from ↑straw …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Panama hat — noun a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown • Syn: ↑boater, ↑leghorn, ↑Panama, ↑sailor, ↑skimmer, ↑straw hat • Hypernyms: ↑hat, ↑chapeau, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Panama hat — a hat made of finely plaited young leaves of the jipijapa, a palmlike plant of Central and South America. Also called Panama. [1825 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • Panama hat — type of straw hat, hat made of palm fronds …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Panama hat — Pan′ama hat′ n. clo a hat made of finely plaited young leaves of the jipijapa plant • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • Panama hat — /pænəma ˈhæt / (say panuhmah hat) noun (sometimes lower case) a fine plaited hat made of the young leaves of a palm like plant, Carludovica palmata, of Central and South America. {named after Panama1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Panama hat — noun A type of brimmed hat from South America, originally made with straw …   Wiktionary

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