Definition of traveller's palm in English:

traveller's palm

noun

  • A large palm-like flowering plant native to Madagascar, Ravenala madagascariensis (family Strelitziaceae), which has a fan-shaped arrangement of large leaves with long stalks in which rainwater accumulates; (also) any of several other plants resembling this which were formerly placed in the genus Ravenala.

Origin

Mid 19th century.