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noun [countable] palm pronunciation in British English /pɑːm/
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  1. 1
    the inside part of your hand, between your fingers and your wrist
    She sat waiting, resting her chin in the palm of her hand.
    The captain slapped his palm on the desk.
  2. 2
    a palm tree, or a large plant similar to a palm tree
    a beach of white sand fringed with coconut palms
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