Meaning of palm court in English:

palm court


  • 1A large room or patio, especially in a hotel, decorated with palm trees.

  • 2Light orchestral music of a type formerly played in the palm courts of hotels, etc. Frequently attributive, as "palm court music", "palm court number", etc.


palm court

/ˈpɑːm kɔːt/ /ˌpɑːm ˈkɔːt/


Late 19th century; earliest use found in Blackwood's Magazine. From palm + court.