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    palm

    palm - Dictionary definition and meaning for word palm

    Definition
    (noun) the inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers
    Synonyms : thenar
    Definition
    (noun) a linear unit based on the length or width of the human hand Definition
    (noun) any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves
    Synonyms : palm tree
    Definition
    (noun) an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event Definition
    (verb) touch, lift, or hold with the hands
    Synonyms : handle
    Example Sentence
    • Don't handle the merchandise
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for palm

palm off means...to sell with the intention to deceive....so anything we hold in the palm and cover it, it is meant to deceive people.....

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