a pilgrim who carried a palm leaf to signify the making of a pilgrimage to the Holy Land
ME palmere < Anglo-Fr palmer < OFr palmier < ML palmarius < L palma, palm
Samuel 1805-81; Eng. landscape painter & etcher
See palmer in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A medieval European pilgrim who carried a palm branch as a token of having visited the Holy Land.
American educator who was president of Wellesley College (1882-1888) and dean of women at the University of Chicago (1892-1895).
, Arnold Born 1929.
American golfer who was the first to win four Masters championships (1958, 1960, 1962, and 1964).
, James Alvin Known as “Jim.” Born 1945.
American baseball player. A right-handed pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles (1965-1984), he won 20 or more games during eight separate seasons and won the Cy Young Award three times (1973, 1975, and 1976).