|Easton's Bible Dictionary|
The fruit of a species of palm (q.v.), the Phoenix dactilifera. This was a common tree in Palestine (Joel 1:12; Nehemiah 8:15). Palm branches were carried by the Jews on festive occasions, and especially at the feast of Tabernacles (Leviticus 23:40; Nehemiah 8:15).
Noah Webster's Dictionary
1. (n.) The fruit of the date palm; also, the date palm itself.
2. (n.) That addition to a writing, inscription, coin, etc., which specifies the time (as day, month, and year) when the writing or inscription was given, or executed, or made; as, the date of a letter, of a will, of a deed, of a coin. etc.
3. (n.) The point of time at which a transaction or event takes place, or is appointed to take place; a given point of time; epoch; as, the date of a battle.
4. (n.) Assigned end; conclusion.
5. (n.) Given or assigned length of life.
6. (v. t.) To note the time of writing or executing; to express in an instrument the time of its execution; as, to date a letter, a bond, a deed, or a charter.
7. (v. t.) To note or fix the time of, as of an event; to give the date of; as, to date the building of the pyramids.
8. (v. i.) To have beginning; to begin; to be dated or reckoned; -- with from.
Date (5 Occurrences)
Matthew 2:16 Then Herod, finding that the Magi had trifled with him, was furious, and sent and massacred all the boys under two years of age, in Bethlehem and all its neighbourhood, according to the date he had so carefully ascertained from the Magi. (WEY)
Acts 21:26 Then Paul took the men, and the next day, purified himself and went with them into the temple, declaring the fulfillment of the days of purification, until the offering was offered for every one of them. (See NIV)
Galatians 4:2 but is under guardians and stewards until the day appointed by the father. (See NAS RSV)
Exodus 15:27 They came to Elim, where there were twelve springs of water, and seventy palm trees: and they encamped there by the waters. (See NAS)
Ezekiel 24:2 Son of man, write the name of the day, even of this same day: the king of Babylon drew close to Jerusalem this same day. (See NIV)