In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1palmera femininedate palm — palmera datilera feminine
- before noun palm grove — palmeral
- palm leaf — palma
- A thin white line emanates from her mouth, and that line also functions as a distant horizon on which a palm tree grows.
- 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.
- Ahead is a blaze of green palms, a glint of blue river.
- The well-maintained lawn to the front contains a feature palm tree.
- Little Black Cormorants rested in the palms, sporting silvery spots on their backs.
- 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.
- The banana plant is a strange growth, which looks like a palm tree, but is not a tree.
- She was busy sketching out a palm tree at my art desk as we talked.
- 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.
- The Port Elizabeth waterfront is lined with neat wooden villas and small hotels nestling among the palms.
- The local silver thatch palm, traditionally used for roofing, was supplanted by corrugated tin.
- The palm fronds stand for victory while the Oriental dragon personifies vigilance and preparedness.
- I sank back against the palm tree, ready to admit defeat.
- The California Fan Palm is the only palm tree native to western North America and its natural range is farther south.
- This oil is harvested from the kernels of the palm tree, thus the name.
- They even feel attached to the tree or the palm tree that might stand outside their home.
- Jasmine sat in the shade of a palm tree by the quiet pristine waters of the oasis.
- People sought out these palms because they are symbolic of being somewhere different and fulfil visitors expectations of a tropical location.
2(leaf, branch)palma feminine
- 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.
- Note that Jacopo adds something not prescribed - an angel swooping down with a palm, symbol of martyrdom.
- Albeit there are those latter-day scientists who would tend instead to award the ancestral palm to the lung-fish.
3also palm crossrama de olivo femininepalma femininepalmón masculine
1palma feminineto read sb's palm — leerle la mano a algn
- to grease / oil sb's palm — untarle la mano a algn
- to have itchy / itching palms — ser fácil de sobornar
- to have sb in the palm of one's hand
- she's got him in the palm of her hand — hace lo que le da la gana con él
- She tapped the small wooden box against her palm and stared at the orange dust.
- I love the small of her back and the inside of her wrist and the palm of her hand.
- His hand shot out to steady himself and his palm landed on the rock with the symbol.
- His forehead hit the palm of his hand as he bowed his head.
- She pulled down her glove and stared at the red symbol on her palm, a basic crescent insignia.
- Support your baby's head with the palm of your hand when you hold him
- Bruce places his palm on a sophisticated console set into the wall.
- The lopsided star was a little bigger than my palm and silver-ish in color.
- I dig my fingernails into the palm of my hand, it wraps into a fist.
- Danny's smile softened and he set one of his palms down on the edge of Victoria's desk, leaning down over her.
- The spike from the fence went through his wrist and into the palm of his hand.
- Adriana smiled her thanks and put a third piece of silver in his palm.
- He reached for her hand, opened it, and placed a silver chain in her palm.
- He let the crystal fall from his finger tips into the palm of his hand.
- 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.
- A soft pressure pushed against his palm symbolizing that the boy was still alive.
- In this test, you bend your thumb across the palm of your hand and bend your fingers down over your thumb.
- He placed both his palms on the rough wooden table and grinned.
- I feel her fingers thrust themselves into my open palm and she makes symbols with them.
- She slapped the table two times with her right palm, looking triumphant.
1(hide in hand)(conjuror) hacer desaparecer
2Britishinformal(steal)birlar informalvolar informal
3Sport(ball) darle con la mano a
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