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bearer of palm, pilgrim (in the holy land). the name derives from latin “palma” (palm tree), originally “palm of the hand” the tree so called due to the shape of its leaves, like fingers of a hand. the feast day is usually celebrated on palm sunday (palm sunday is a christian moveable feast that falls on the sunday before easter. the feast commemorates jesus' triumphal entry into jerusalem, an event mentioned in all four canonical gospels.

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