how to pronounce palmetto


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palmetto is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of palmetto in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of palmetto


  1. A native or resident of the US state of South Carolina.
  2. Any member of either of two closely related genera of New World palms, of the family Arecaceae:.
  3. Serenoa or its sole species Serenoa repens, the saw palmetto, which has medicinal uses;.
  4. Sabal, represented by about 15 species, some known commonly as palmettos, others as fan palms.
  5. A hat made of palmetto leaves.

palmetto frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word palmetto occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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