royal palm
noun Date: circa 1861 any of a genus (Roystonea) of palms chiefly of the Caribbean region; especially a tall graceful pinnate-leaved palm (R. regia) native to Cuba that is widely planted for ornament

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  • Royal palm — Royal Roy al, a. [OE. roial, riall, real, OF. roial. reial, F. royal, fr. L. regalis, fr. rex, regis, king. See {Rich}, and cf. {regal}, {real} a coin, {Rial}.] 1. Kingly; pertaining to the crown or the sovereign; suitable for a king or queen;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Royal Palm — (Libreville,Габон) Категория отеля: 5 звездочный отель Адрес: Quartier Glass, 00 Librevil …   Каталог отелей

  • royal palm — ☆ royal palm n. any of several tall, feather palm trees (genus Roystonea) native to Florida and the West Indies, extensively planted because of their rapid growth and adaptability: see PALM1 …   English World dictionary

  • Royal Palm — The name Royal Palm may refer to:* Roystonea , a genus of palm trees *the Royal Palm (Passenger Train) of the Southern Railway (US) *the Royal Palm breed of domestic turkey …   Wikipedia

  • Royal Palm — Cormoran à aigrettes (Phalacrocorax auritus) le long de l Anhinga Trail à Royal Palm. Royal Palm est un lieu dit du parc national des Everglades, parc national américain protégeant une partie des Everglades, en Flo …   Wikipédia en Français

  • royal palm — noun tall feather palm of southern Florida and Cuba • Syn: ↑Roystonea regia • Hypernyms: ↑palm, ↑palm tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Roystonea, ↑genus Roystonea …   Useful english dictionary

  • royal palm — noun a New World palm which is widely cultivated as an avenue tree. [Genus Roystonea: several species, in particular R. regia.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • royal palm — roy′al palm′ n. pln any of several tall, showy feather palms of the genus Roystonea, as R. regia[/ex] • Etymology: 1860–65, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • royal palm — any of several tall, showy feather palms of the genus Roystonea, as R. regia, having a trunk that is swollen in the middle. See illus. under palm2. [1860 65, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Royal palm — Roystonea (E) …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

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