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Google previewAn Universal Etymological English Dictionary (1770)

Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue ... : and Also a Brief and Clear Explication of All Difficult Words ... : Together with a Large Collection and Explication of Words and Phrases Used in Our Ancient Statutes, Charters, Writs ... and the Etymology, and Interpretation of the Proper Names of Men, Women, and Remarkable Places in Great Britain ... : Also a Collection of Our Most Common Proverbs, with Their Explication and Illustration ... by Nathan Bailey

PALM Worm, a venomous Inleót ...

Google previewAn universal etymological English dictionary ... The twenty first edition, etc (1775)

PALM Worm, a venomous Infect. To PALM Fof palma, L.] the Hollow of the Hand] to juggle in one's Hand, to cog, er cheat at Dice. | PALMA'DA PALMA'TA mer or Ferula. PALMA RE Hordeum, Palm-barley, or Sprat-Barley. O. L. PALMA RIS ...

Google previewAn Universal Etymological English Dictionary ... (1764)

PALM Worm, a venomous Inse&. To PALM [of palma, L. the Hollow of the Hand] to juggle in one's Hand, to cog, or cheat at Dice. PALMA'DAY sin Old Writers] a Blow PALMATA 5 upon the Hand with a Pal. mer or Ferula. PALMA'RE Hordeum ...

Google previewAn Universal Etymological Dictionary (1764)

Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words... and Also a Brief and Clear Explication of All Different Words... Together with a Large Collection and Explication of Words Used in Our Ancient Statutes... Also a Collection of Our Most Common Proverbs by Nathan Bailey

PALM Worm, a venomous Inse&t. To PALM [of palma, L. the Hollow of the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1895)

Palm worm, the larva of one of the palm weevils, Rhynchophorus (onion) palmarum, and doubtless of any similar species, as R. (C.) cruentatus, found in the heart of the cabbage-palm. It is a large white worm, often eaten in South America, the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1911)

Palm worm, the larva of one of the palm weevils, Rhyn- chophoriis(C(uandra) palmarum, and doubtless of any similar species, as It. (C.) cruentatus, found in the heart of the cabbage-palm. It is a large white worm, often eaten in South America, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1895)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language and a Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of Names in Geography, Biography, Mythology, History, Art, Etc., Together with Atlas of the World by William Dwight Whitney

Palm worm, the larva of one of the palm weevils, Rhynchophorus (Calandra) palmarum, and doubtless of any similar species, as It. (C.) cruentatus, found in the heart of the cabbage-palm. It is a large white worm, often eaten in South America, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

Palm Worm, the larva of one of £ weevils, Rhynchophorus (Calandra) palmarum, and doubtless of any similar species, as R. (C.) cruentatus, found in the heart of the cabbage-palm. It is a large white worm, often eaten in South America, the ...

Google previewDictionarium Britannicum: Or a More Compleat Universal Etymological English Dictionary Than Any Extant ... (1730)

by Nathan Bailey

PALM Worm [in America] an Infect about 12 Inches long, and extreme fwift in its Motion, having an incredible Number of Feet, and 2 Claws at the Head and Tail, with which it wounds and poifons Persons, putting them to intolerable Pain for 24 ...

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