There are 2 main translations of palm in Spanish

: palm1palm2

palm1

palmera, n.

Pronunciation /pɑːm//pɑ(l)m/

noun

  • 1

    palmera feminine
    date palm palmera datilera feminine
    • before noun palm grove palmeral
    • palm leaf palma
    • They even feel attached to the tree or the palm tree that might stand outside their home.
    • The well-maintained lawn to the front contains a feature palm tree.
    • A thin white line emanates from her mouth, and that line also functions as a distant horizon on which a palm tree grows.
    • The local silver thatch palm, traditionally used for roofing, was supplanted by corrugated tin.
    • She was busy sketching out a palm tree at my art desk as we talked.
    • Jasmine sat in the shade of a palm tree by the quiet pristine waters of the oasis.
    • So I obediently drew two leaves, belonging to a palm tree just beyond the verandah.
    • He uses light and shadows, natural vegetation and bright colors of the tropics to paint Caribbean Victorians and palms.
    • I sank back against the palm tree, ready to admit defeat.
    • The Port Elizabeth waterfront is lined with neat wooden villas and small hotels nestling among the palms.
    • The banana plant is a strange growth, which looks like a palm tree, but is not a tree.
    • Slightly shell-shocked, we are led to our hotel nursing sweet memories of swaying palms and grass skirts.
    • What sticks in my mind is the palm tree and the white shoe.
    • Little Black Cormorants rested in the palms, sporting silvery spots on their backs.
    • Ahead is a blaze of green palms, a glint of blue river.
    • This oil is harvested from the kernels of the palm tree, thus the name.
    • The palm fronds stand for victory while the Oriental dragon personifies vigilance and preparedness.
    • People sought out these palms because they are symbolic of being somewhere different and fulfil visitors expectations of a tropical location.
    • The California Fan Palm is the only palm tree native to western North America and its natural range is farther south.
    • A lush boulevard of vibrant flowers and palms served as the centerpiece, and a view of the coast just over the top of its immaculately pruned leaves.
  • 2

    (leaf, branch)
    palma feminine
    • Albeit there are those latter-day scientists who would tend instead to award the ancestral palm to the lung-fish.
    • Note that Jacopo adds something not prescribed - an angel swooping down with a palm, symbol of martyrdom.
    • But there is much more to be said on that score; and there is also the fact that there are those who award the palm elsewhere.
    • Step forward for a palm of victory.
  • 3also palm cross

    rama de olivo feminine
    palma feminine
    (en España) palmón masculine

There are 2 main translations of palm in Spanish

: palm1palm2

palm2

palma, n.

Pronunciation /pɑːm//pɑ(l)m/

noun

Anatomy

  • 1

    palma feminine
    • For them it makes little sense to think, act, or to take risks if extending your palms is rewarded with a morsel that you can get again tomorrow.
    • Adriana smiled her thanks and put a third piece of silver in his palm.
    • I feel her fingers thrust themselves into my open palm and she makes symbols with them.
    • The spike from the fence went through his wrist and into the palm of his hand.
    • Danny's smile softened and he set one of his palms down on the edge of Victoria's desk, leaning down over her.
    • I dig my fingernails into the palm of my hand, it wraps into a fist.
    • His hand shot out to steady himself and his palm landed on the rock with the symbol.
    • I love the small of her back and the inside of her wrist and the palm of her hand.
    • In this test, you bend your thumb across the palm of your hand and bend your fingers down over your thumb.
    • She tapped the small wooden box against her palm and stared at the orange dust.
    • Support your baby's head with the palm of your hand when you hold him
    • His forehead hit the palm of his hand as he bowed his head.
    • He reached for her hand, opened it, and placed a silver chain in her palm.
    • She pulled down her glove and stared at the red symbol on her palm, a basic crescent insignia.
    • He let the crystal fall from his finger tips into the palm of his hand.
    • A soft pressure pushed against his palm symbolizing that the boy was still alive.
    • He placed both his palms on the rough wooden table and grinned.
    • She slapped the table two times with her right palm, looking triumphant.
    • The lopsided star was a little bigger than my palm and silver-ish in color.
    • Bruce places his palm on a sophisticated console set into the wall.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (hide in hand)
    (conjuror) hacer desaparecer
    • He wasn't going to eat/take the wafer, as it was a bit silly and unnecessary for him to do so, so he discreetly palmed it.
    • He heard the bedroom door creak open and quickly palmed the note he had found.
    • I palmed the offending items into a napkin and slipped the obscene bundle into my trouser pocket for disposal later.
    • The box chirped as it opened to reveal a small program disc which Xavier calmly palmed into his pocket.
    • John flicked the keycard he had palmed through the lock and the door slid open to reveal the septic green walls of the silo corridor.
    • All the senior girls in the group were violating dress code with their miniskirts and above-the-midriff tops, and the guys were palming packs of cigarettes, hoping to appear illegally tantalizing.
  • 2British informal

    (steal)
    birlar informal
    volar informal
  • 3

    Sport
    (ball) darle con la mano a
    • Robert Douglas dived low to his left and palmed it wide.
    • The first, from 30 yards, was well-struck, but the keeper palmed it away and the follow-up from Anthony Ruddy was again smothered by the Erris custodian.
    • Veteran keeper, Henry Smith, had denied Miller near the end of the first half by palming a header on to the bar so it was not Miller's, or Morton's, day.
    • Last season Marsh pulled off a string of penalty saves and he did not disappoint this time, brilliantly palming away Nick Fisher's spot kick.
    • Roberts should have done better than shoot tamely wide when more clever work by Moran led to Bracey palming his acute-angled shot into the big striker's path.
    • Then it was Robinson's turn to star, flinging himself to the right and palming Paul Gallagher's shot past the post.
    • Barry Robson almost gave the home side a late winner with a curling free kick but McKenzie palmed it past.
    • Friedel saves the day when he palms a shot from Parker over the bar.
    • East Stirlingshire keeper Scott Finlay was called into action to deny Allan midway through the second half, palming the midfielder's shot behind for a corner.
    • It was a gilt-edged chance to break the deadlock but his header from well within the six-yard box was palmed over the bar by Mark Brown in the Inverness goal.