palm heart

'palm heart' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Cookery, Food, and Drink


Quick Reference

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.

Reference entries