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hog palmetto

[cf. HOG CABBAGE 1 ] n. a tree: 1731 The Hog Palmeto. . .Trees grow to the height of ten or twelve feet. . .within [the trunk] is contained that soft and pithy substance of a luscious sweet taste, which the Hogs are delighted with (Catesby xli). 1920 Pseudophoenix vinifera . . .Hog Cabbage Palm. Hog Palmetto (Britton 61). (Inagua)

1178. hog cabbage

Tags: noun, plant, tree

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Last update: 2010-10-18 02:01
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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