Definition of palmetum in English:

palmetum

noun

  • A collection or plantation of palm trees; (Ecology) a plant association dominated by palms; an area characterized by this.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Joseph Hooker (1817–1911), botanist. From classical Latin palmētum palm grove from palma + -ētum.

Pronunciation

palmetum

/palˈmiːtəm//pɑːmiːtəm/