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Meanings of Palaeotype:

noun

A system for phonetic transcription which uses only unmodified roman letters and other commonly used symbols.

Palaeozoic

ˌpalɪə(ʊ)ˈzəʊɪk

Meanings of Palaeozoic:

adjective

Relating to or denoting the era between the precambrian aeon and the mesozoic era.

Usage examples:

At the end of the palaeozoic era the greatest extinction event of all time took place
noun

The era between the precambrian aeon and the mesozoic era, or the system of rocks deposited during it.

Usage examples:

A number of other arthropod groups are present in the palaeozoic

Meanings of Palaeozoological:

adjective

Of or relating to palaeozoology.

Meanings of Palaeozoologist:

noun

An expert in or student of palaeozoology.

Meanings of Palaeozoology:

noun

The branch of zoology that deals with extinct and fossil animals.

Palaestra

pəˈliːstrə

Meanings of Palaestra:

noun

(in ancient greece and rome) a wrestling school or gymnasium.

Usage examples:

Part of the adjacent tepidarium was also revealed, together with a furnace-house, service rooms and…

Palaestras

pəˈliːstrə

Meanings of Palaestras:

noun

(in ancient greece and rome) a wrestling school or gymnasium.

Usage examples:

Part of the adjacent tepidarium was also revealed, together with a furnace-house, service rooms and…

Meanings of Palaestrian:

noun

A student of the palaestra; a practitioner of wrestling or other athletic exercises.

Meanings of Palaestric:

adjective

Of or relating to the palaestra, or to wrestling or other athletic exercise; (formerly also) †of or relating to deportment (obsolete).

Meanings of Palaetiological:

adjective

Of, belonging to, or using palaetiology.

Meanings of Palaetiology:

noun

W. whewell's name for: the application of existing principles of cause and effect to the explanation of past phenomena.

Meanings of Palafitte:

noun

Especially in switzerland and northern italy: a prehistoric hut or settlement built on stakes driven into the bed of a lake; a lake village.

Meanings of Palagonite:

noun

A yellowish or brownish siliceous substance formed by the hydration and chemical alteration of basaltic glass, and occurring in vitreous basaltic tuffs that have undergone rapid chilling.

Meanings of Palagonitic:

adjective

Containing, relating to, or of the nature of palagonite.

Meanings of Palaic:

noun

An ancient indo-european language of the anatolian subgroup, closely allied to hittite and luwian, and known from cuneiform inscriptions of the 2nd millennium b.c. found in the hittite archives.

adjective

Of, relating to, written in, or attested in palaic.

Palais

ˈpaleɪ

Meanings of Palais:

noun

A public hall for dancing.

Usage examples:

Hammersmith palais

Meanings of Palamedean:

adjective

Of or relating to palamedes.

Meanings of Palamite:

noun

Hesychast.

adjective

Of or relating to the palamites or their doctrines.

Palampore

ˈpaləmpɔː

Meanings of Palampore:

noun

A type of chintz cloth used, especially formerly, for bedspreads, wall hangings, etc.

Usage examples:

Only the wealthiest classes could afford to buy palampore.

Palankeen

ˌpalənˈkiːn

Meanings of Palankeen:

noun

(in india and the east) a covered litter for one passenger, consisting of a large box carried on two horizontal poles by four or six bearers.

Usage examples:

There it was, a palanquin being carried by four men, all powerfully built and in immaculate robes o…

Palanquin

ˌpalənˈkiːn

Meanings of Palanquin:

noun

(in india and the east) a covered litter for one passenger, consisting of a large box carried on two horizontal poles by four or six bearers.

Usage examples:

There it was, a palanquin being carried by four men, all powerfully built and in immaculate robes o…

Palanquins

ˌpæl.əŋˈkiːn

Meanings of Palanquins:

noun

(in india and the east) a covered litter for one passenger, consisting of a large box carried on two horizontal poles by four or six bearers.

Usage examples:

There it was, a palanquin being carried by four men, all powerfully built and in immaculate robes o…

Meanings of Palar:

adjective

Of the nature of, or resembling, a pale or stake. now chiefly (zoology): of or relating to the pali of a coral.

Meanings of Palas:

noun

A tree of eastern india and burma (myanmar), the dhak, butea monosperma (family fabaceae (leguminosae)).

Palatable

ˈpalətəb(ə)l

Meanings of Palatable:

adjective

(of food or drink) pleasant to taste.

Usage examples:

A very palatable local red wine

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