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palmŭla , ae, f. dim. id.,
I.the palm of the hand.
I. Lit., Varr. ap. Non.-372, 29: “saevientes,App. M. 8, p. 105, 17; 3, p. 138, 27.—
II. Transf.
A. The blade of an oar, an oar: “palmulae appellantur remi a similitudine manūs humanae,Fest. p. 220 Müll.; Verg. A. 5, 163.—
2. The wing of a bird: “color psittaco viridis et intimis plumulis et extimis palmulis (al. parmulis),App. Flor. p. 348, 31. —
B. The fruit of the palm-tree, a date, Varr. R. R. 1, 67; 2, 1, 27; Cels. 2, 20; Suet. Aug. 76; Claud. 8.
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