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meanings of palm


  1. A linear measure equal either to the breadth of the hand or to its length from the wrist to the ends of the fingers; a hand; used in measuring a horse's height.
  2. Triumph; victory.
  3. The broad flattened part of an antler, as of a full-grown fallow deer; so called as resembling the palm of the hand with its protruding fingers.
  4. Alternative letter-case form of palm.
  5. Any of 23 awards that can be earned after obtaining the Eagle Scout rank, but generally only before turning 18 years old.
  6. A branch or leaf of the palm, anciently borne or worn as a symbol of victory or rejoicing.
  7. A metallic disk attached to a strap and worn in the palm of the hand; used to push the needle through the canvas, in sewing sails, etc.
  8. The inner and somewhat concave part of the human hand that extends from the wrist to the bases of the fingers.
  9. Any of various evergreen trees from the family Palmae or Arecaceae, which are mainly found in the tropics.
  10. The flat inner face of an anchor fluke.
  11. The corresponding part of the forefoot of a lower mammal.


  1. To move something with the palm of the hand.
  2. To hold or conceal something in the palm of the hand, e.g, for an act of sleight of hand or to steal something.
  3. To hold something without bending the fingers significantly.


  1. A surname​.

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