Palmer - (v. t.) One who palms or cheats, as at cards or dice.
Palmer - (n.) A wandering religious votary; especially, one who bore a branch of palm as a token that he had visited the Holy Land and its sacred places.
Palmer - (n.) A palmerworm.
Palmer - (n.) Short for Palmer fly, an artificial fly made to imitate a hairy caterpillar; a hackle.
Palmerworm - (n.) Any hairy caterpillar which appears in great numbers, devouring herbage, and wandering about like a palmer. The name is applied also to other voracious insects.
Palmerworm - (n.) In America, the larva of any one of several moths, which destroys the foliage of fruit and forest trees, esp. the larva of Ypsolophus pometellus, which sometimes appears in vast numbers.
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