Doom" palm` (?). [Ar. daum, dum: cf. F. doume.] Bot.

A species of palm tree (Hyphaene Thebaica), highly valued for the fibrous pulp of its fruit, which has the flavor of gingerbread, and is largely eaten in Egypt and Abyssinia.

[Written also doum palm.]

 

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