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Palmyra

city of ancient Syria, from Greek Palmyra. Related: Palmyrene.

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Definitions of Palmyra

palmyra (n.)
tall fan palm of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar; leaves used for thatching and weaving;
Synonyms: palmyra palm / toddy palm / wine palm / lontar / longar palm / Borassus flabellifer
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