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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin palmaris. May be decomposed as palm +‎ -ar.

AdjectiveEdit

palmar (comparative more palmar, superlative most palmar)

  1. (anatomy, not comparable) Of or pertaining to the palm of the hand or comparable appendage
    • 1988, May 20, “Jack Clark”, in Touch of Death[1]:
      "A latent print on the palmar surface of our hands and the plantar surfaces of our foot is a scan that is entirely different from the scan on the rest of our bodies.
  2. (anatomy and medicine) In the direction of the palm
    • 2002, John Gray Seiler, Essentials of Hand Surgery[2], →ISBN, page 14:
      The long and ring superficialis tendons lie more palmar than the index and small.
  3. (zoology) Of or relating to the underside of the wings of birds.

SynonymsEdit

  • (in the direction of the palm): palmal

AntonymsEdit

  • (toward the palmar surface): dorsal

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

palmar m

  1. indefinite plural of palme

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Etymology 1Edit

From Latin palmāris.

AdjectiveEdit

palmar (plural palmares)

  1. related to palms (hand and tree); palmar

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NounEdit

palmar m (plural palmares)

  1. palm grove

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

palmar (first-person singular present palmo, first-person singular preterite palmé, past participle palmado)

  1. (colloquial) to die
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