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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cab′bage palmet`to(n.)

  1. a fan palm, Sabal palmetto, of the southeastern U.S.

    Category: Plants

Origin of cabbage palmetto:

1795–1805, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cabbage palmetto, cabbage palm, Sabal palmetto(noun)

    low-growing fan-leaved palm of coastal southern United States having edible leaf buds

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  1. Cabbage Palmetto

    Sabal palmetto, also known as cabbage palm, palmetto, cabbage palmetto, palmetto palm, blue palmetto, Carolina palmetto, common palmetto, swamp cabbage and sabal palm, is one of 15 species of palmetto palm. It is native to the subtropical Gulf coast/south Atlantic coast of the USA, as well as Cuba and the Bahamas. In the United States it was originally found throughout most of Florida and along the Gulf and Atlantic coast. It is the state tree of both South Carolina and Florida.

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