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Palmar

palmar

1. (Science: anatomy) Pertaining to, or corresponding with, the palm of the hand.

2. (Science: ornithology) Of or pertaining to the under side of the wings of birds.

Origin: L. Palmaris, fr. Palma the palm of the hand: cf. F. Palmaire.


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