Definition of palmary in English:

palmary

adjective

literary
  • That bears or is worthy to bear the palm; holding the first or highest place; pre-eminent; excellent.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Cooke (d. 1660), judge and regicide. From classical Latin palmārius that bears off the palm of victory from palma + -ārius.

Pronunciation

palmary

/ˈpalməri/ /ˈpɑːməri/