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palm heart


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The term palm heart, or heart of palm, is applied to the tender terminal bud or young leaf shoot of certain types of palm tree, eaten as a vegetable. An earlier, now largely disused synonym is palm cabbage; and in America palm hearts are generally known as palmettos.

Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink.


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