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English noun: palm

1. palm (body) the inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers


Synonymsthenar


Broader (hypernym)area, region


Part holonymthenar


Part meronymhand, manus, mitt, paw

2. palm (quantity) a linear unit based on the length or width of the human hand


Broader (hypernym)linear measure, linear unit

3. palm (plant) any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves


Synonymspalm tree


Broader (hypernym)tree


Narrower (hyponym)cabbage palm, cabbage palm, cabbage palm, cabbage tree, calamus, coco, coco palm, cocoa palm, coconut, coconut palm, coconut tree, Cocos nucifera, corozo, corozo palm, Euterpe oleracea, fan palm, feather palm, fishtail palm, lady palm, Livistona australis, Nipa fruticans, nipa palm, Raffia farinifera, raffia palm, Raffia ruffia, royal palm, Roystonea oleracea, Roystonea regia, sago palm


Member meronymArecaceae, family Arecaceae, family Palmaceae, family Palmae, palm family, Palmaceae, Palmae

4. palm (communication) an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event


Synonymsdecoration, laurel wreath, medal, medallion, ribbon


Broader (hypernym)accolade, award, honor, honour, laurels


Narrower (hyponym)Air Medal, Bronze Star, Bronze Star Medal, Congressional Medal of Honor, Croix de Guerre, Distinguished Conduct Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Service Medal, Distinguished Service Order, Medaille Militaire, Medal of Honor, Navy Cross, Oak Leaf Cluster, Order of the Purple Heart, Purple Heart, Silver Star, Silver Star Medal, Victoria Cross


English verb: palm

1. palm (contact) touch, lift, or hold with the hands


SamplesDon't handle the merchandise.


Synonymshandle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)touch


Narrower (hyponym)field, fumble, manhandle, manipulate









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