palmar

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin palmaris.

Adjective[edit]

palmar (comparative more palmar, superlative most palmar)

  1. (anatomy, not comparable) Of or pertaining to the palm of the hand or comparable appendage
    • 1988 May 20, Jack Clark, “Touch of Death”:
      "A latent print on the palmar surface of our hands and the plantar surfaces of our foot is a scan that is entirely different from the scan on the rest of our bodies.
  2. (anatomy and medicine) In the direction of the palm
    • 2002, John Gray Seiler, Essentials of Hand Surgery[1], ISBN 0781735858, page 14:
      The long and ring superficialis tendons lie more palmar than the index and small.
  3. (zoology) Of or relating to the underside of the wings of birds.

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  • (toward the palmar surface): dorsal

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Latin palmāris.

Adjective[edit]

palmar m, f (plural palmares)

  1. related to palms (hand and tree); palmar

Noun[edit]

palmar m (plural palmares)

  1. palm grove.

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

palmar (first-person singular present palmo, first-person singular preterite palmé, past participle palmado)

  1. (colloquial) to die.
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