palm

palm
noun
1. (anatomy) 
a. la palma (F) 
Her palms were sweaty from gripping the reins so tightly.Sus palmas estaban sudorosas por agarrar las riendas con tanta fuerza.
b. la mano (F) 
A gypsy read my palm.Una gitana me leyó la mano.
2. (botany) 
a. la palma (F) 
I plan to plant some Canary Island date palms along the main boulevard.Tengo pensado plantar unas palmas canarias a lo largo de la avenida principal.
I love watching the palms sway in the ocean breeze from the comfort of my hammock.Me encanta ver las palmeras mecerse en la brisa del mar desde la comodidad de la hamaca.
3. (leaf) 
a. la palma (F) 
We built a shack on the beach and used palms for the roof.Construimos una choza en la playa y utilizamos palmas para el techo.
transitive verb
4. (to make disappear) 
She palmed a card and I didn't even notice until she told me.Escamoteó una carta y ni siquiera me di cuenta hasta que me lo dijo.
palm
Noun
1. (of hand) 
a. la palma (F) 
2. (fig) 
a. no direct translation 
to have somebody in the palm of one's handtener a alguien en el bolsillo
palm [pɑːm]
noun
(Anat) palma (f)
to read sb's palm leer la mano a algn; you must cross the gipsy's palm with silver hay que pagar a la gitana con una moneda de plata
to grease sb's palm untar la mano a algn
to have sb in the palm of one's hand tener a algn en la palma de la mano
to have an itching or itchy palm ser muy codicioso; (be bribable) estar dispuesto a dejarse sobornar
transitive verb
[+card] escamotear
palm [pɑːm]
noun
(Bot) (also palm tree) palma (f); palmera (f); (English sallow) sauce (m); (as carried at Easter) ramo (m)
coconut palm cocotero (m)
modifier
palm grove (n) palmar (m); palmeral (m)
palm oil (n) aceite (m) de palma
Palm Sunday (n) Domingo (m) de Ramos
palm tree (n) palma (f); palmera (f)
Phrases with "palm"
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Palm Sunday
Domingo de Ramos
palm tree
la palmera
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