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Noun: bamboo palm  bam'boo paam
  1. Small graceful palm with reedlike stems and leaf bases clothed with loose coarse fibers
    - miniature fan palm, fern rhapis, Rhapis excelsa
  2. A palm of the genus Raffia
    - Raffia vinifera

Derived forms: bamboo palms

Type of: lady palm, Raffia farinifera, raffia palm, Raffia ruffia

Encyclopedia: Bamboo palm