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English → English (WordNet) Definition: saw palmetto 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. [1913 Webster] Palmetto \Pal*met"to\, n. [Dim. of palm the tree: cf. Sp. palmito.] (Bot.) 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 Cabbage. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]


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