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Meanings of Palatoquadrate:

adjective

Relating to or consisting of the palatine and quadrate bones or cartilages.

noun

A bone of the upper jaw of some vertebrates, composed of a fused palatine and quadrate; (in certain fishes) a cartilage equivalent to this.

Meanings of Palatorrhaphy:

noun

Suturing or repair of a cleft palate; an instance of this.

Meanings of Palau:

proper noun

A group of islands in the western pacific ocean, an independent republic since 1990; population 21,000 (estimated 2015); capital, ngerulmud. it was part of the pacific islands trust territory administered by the us 1947–80.

noun

A country formed of over 200 islands in the pacific ocean

Meanings of Palaung:

noun

A member of an indigenous people of the northern shan states of burma (myanmar).

Usage examples:

The allies supported burmese guerrillas (largely composed of kachins, karens, shans, chins, lushais…
adjective

Relating to the palaung or their language.

Usage examples:

The khasis have a unique linguistic family which is strictly connected with the palaung wa dialects…

Meanings of Palaver:

noun

Unnecessarily elaborate or complex procedure.

Usage examples:

There's a lot of palaver involved
verb

Talk unproductively and at length.

Usage examples:

It's too hot for palavering

Palavered

pəˈlɑːvə

Meanings of Palavered:

verb

Talk unproductively and at length.

Usage examples:

It's too hot for palavering
noun

Unnecessarily elaborate or complex procedure.

Usage examples:

There's a lot of palaver involved

Meanings of Palaverer:

noun

A person who palavers.

Meanings of Palavering:

verb

Talk unproductively and at length.

Usage examples:

It's too hot for palavering
noun

Unnecessarily elaborate or complex procedure.

Usage examples:

There's a lot of palaver involved

Meanings of Palaverous:

adjective

Characterized by or given to palaver; (now) especially excessively talkative, prolix.

Palavers

pəˈlɑːvə

Meanings of Palavers:

noun

Unnecessarily elaborate or complex procedure.

Usage examples:

There's a lot of palaver involved
verb

Talk unproductively and at length.

Usage examples:

It's too hot for palavering

Palay

ˈpaleɪ

Meanings of Palay:

noun

Rice that has not been husked.

Usage examples:

Her husband harvested only three sacks of palay

Palazzi

pəˈlatsəʊ

Meanings of Palazzi:

noun

A palatial building, especially in italy.

Usage examples:

Dotted all around it are perfect little palazzi and art deco buildings, and the city boasts broad p…

Palazzo

pəˈlæt.səʊ

Meanings of Palazzo:

noun

A palatial building, especially in italy.

Usage examples:

Dotted all around it are perfect little palazzi and art deco buildings, and the city boasts broad p…

Pale

peɪl

Meanings of Pale:

adjective

Light in colour or shade; containing little colour or pigment.

Usage examples:

Choose pale floral patterns for walls
verb

Become pale in one's face from shock or fear.

Usage examples:

I paled at the thought of what she might say
noun

A wooden stake or post used with others to form a fence.

Usage examples:

Get creative with a picket fence and have diagonal pales nailed to the horizontal boards.

Meanings of Pale-into-insignificance:

idiom

To seem not important when compared with something else

Usage examples:

Everything else that happened in my life pales into insignificance beside that one event.

Meanings of Palea:

noun

The upper bract of the floret of a grass.

Usage examples:

Each flower has a lemma (outer bract) and a palea (inner bract) at its base, and contains two lodic…

Meanings of Paleaceous:

adjective

Covered with or having paleae; chaffy.

Meanings of Paleanthropic:

adjective

Of, relating to, or designating extinct forms of human or hominid, known only from fossil remains. compare neanthropic , "palanthropic".

Palearctic

ˌpalɪˈɑːktɪk

Meanings of Palearctic:

adjective

Relating to or denoting a zoogeographical region comprising eurasia north of the himalayas, together with north africa and the temperate part of the arabian peninsula. the fauna is closely related to that of the nearctic region.

Usage examples:

He is a leading authority on the breeding biology of the birds of the western palaearctic region
noun

A zoogeographical region comprising eurasia north of the himalayas, together with north africa and the temperate part of the arabian peninsula.

Usage examples:

The resident breeding birds are joined by winter visitors from the palaearctic during the dry season

Meanings of Paleate:

adjective

Having or covered with paleae; paleaceous.

Meanings of Paleencephalon:

noun

A phylogenetically older portion of the vertebrate brain, as contrasted with the neencephalon.

Paleface

ˈpeɪl.feɪs

Meanings of Paleface:

noun

A white person (used in fictional representations of the speech of north american indians).

Palefaces

ˈpeɪl.feɪs

Meanings of Palefaces:

noun

A white person (used in fictional representations of the speech of north american indians).

Meanings of Paleichthyologist:

noun

A palaeontologist who specializes in extinct and fossil fishes.

Meanings of Paleichthyology:

noun

The branch of palaeontology that deals with extinct and fossil fishes.

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