cabbage palmetto
noun Date: 1802 a cabbage palm (Sabal palmetto) with fan-shaped leaves that is native to coastal southeastern United States and the Bahamas

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  • Cabbage palmetto — Cabbage Cab bage (k[a^]b b[asl]j), n. [OE. cabage, fr. F. cabus headed (of cabbages), chou cabus headed cabbage, cabbage head; cf. It. capuccio a little head, cappuccio cowl, hood, cabbage, fr. capo head, L. caput, or fr. It. cappa cape. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cabbage palmetto — ☆ cabbage palmetto n. PALMETTO …   English World dictionary

  • cabbage palmetto — palmetinė sabalpalmė statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Sabal palmetto angl. cabbage palmetto vok. Palmetto Palme; Sabal Palme rus. сабаль пальметовидный; сабаль пальмовидный lenk. bocznia palmetto; sabal palmetto; sabalowa palma …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • cabbage palmetto — noun low growing fan leaved palm of coastal southern United States having edible leaf buds • Syn: ↑cabbage palm, ↑Sabal palmetto • Hypernyms: ↑palmetto • Member Holonyms: ↑Sabal, ↑genus Sabal …   Useful english dictionary

  • cabbage palmetto — a fan palm, Sabal palmetto, of the southeastern U.S.: the state tree of Florida and South Carolina. [1795 1805, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • cabbage palmetto — cab′bage palmet to n. pln a fan palm, Sabal palmetto, of the southeastern U.S • Etymology: 1795–1805, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • Cabbage — Cab bage (k[a^]b b[asl]j), n. [OE. cabage, fr. F. cabus headed (of cabbages), chou cabus headed cabbage, cabbage head; cf. It. capuccio a little head, cappuccio cowl, hood, cabbage, fr. capo head, L. caput, or fr. It. cappa cape. See {Chief},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cabbage aphis — Cabbage Cab bage (k[a^]b b[asl]j), n. [OE. cabage, fr. F. cabus headed (of cabbages), chou cabus headed cabbage, cabbage head; cf. It. capuccio a little head, cappuccio cowl, hood, cabbage, fr. capo head, L. caput, or fr. It. cappa cape. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cabbage beetle — Cabbage Cab bage (k[a^]b b[asl]j), n. [OE. cabage, fr. F. cabus headed (of cabbages), chou cabus headed cabbage, cabbage head; cf. It. capuccio a little head, cappuccio cowl, hood, cabbage, fr. capo head, L. caput, or fr. It. cappa cape. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cabbage fly — Cabbage Cab bage (k[a^]b b[asl]j), n. [OE. cabage, fr. F. cabus headed (of cabbages), chou cabus headed cabbage, cabbage head; cf. It. capuccio a little head, cappuccio cowl, hood, cabbage, fr. capo head, L. caput, or fr. It. cappa cape. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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