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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: saw palmetto
n : small hardy clump-forming spiny palm of southern United
States [syn: scrub palmetto, Serenoa repens]
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Saw palmetto
Saw palmetto \Saw" pal*met"to\
See under Palmetto.
Palmetto \Pal*met"to\, n. [Dim. of palm the tree: cf. Sp.
A name given to palms of several genera and species growing
in the West Indies and the Southern United States. In the
United States, the name is applied especially to the
Cham[ae]rops Palmetto, or Sabal Palmetto, the cabbage
tree of Florida and the Carolinas. See Cabbage tree, under
Royal palmetto, the West Indian Sabal umbraculifera, the
trunk of which, when hollowed, is used for water pipes,
etc. The leaves are used for thatching, and for making
hats, ropes, etc.
Saw palmetto, Sabal serrulata, a native of Georgia, South
Carolina, and Florida. The nearly impassable jungle which
it forms is called palmetto scrub.