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doum palm

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Arabic دوم(dawm) + palm

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doum palm (plural doum palms)

  1. Hyphaene thebaica, a palm tree with edible oval fruit.
    • 1987, Bruce Chatwin, The Songlines, Vintage, published 1998, page 18:
      The country to the east of Derudeb was bleached and sere, and there were long grey cliffs and dom palms growing in the wadis.

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