(Pab"u*lar) a. [L. pabularis.] Of, pertaining to, or fit for, pabulum or food; affording food.
(Pab`u*la"tion) n. [L. pabulatio, fr. pabulari to feed, fr. pabulum food. See Pabulum.]
1. The act of feeding, or providing food. [Obs.] Cockeram.
2. Food; fodder; pabulum. [Obs.]
(Pab"u*lous) a. [L. pabulosus.] Affording pabulum, or food; alimental. [R.] Sir T. Browne.
(Pab"u*lum) n. [L., akin to pascere to pasture. See Pastor.] The means of nutriment to
animals or plants; food; nourishment; hence, that which feeds or sustains, as fuel for a fire; that upon which
the mind or soul is nourished; as, intellectual pabulum.
(Pac) n. A kind of moccasin, having the edges of the sole turned up and sewed to the upper. Knight.
(Pa"ca) n. [Pg., from the native name.] (Zoöl.) A small South American rodent having blackish
brown fur, with four parallel rows of white spots along its sides; the spotted cavy. It is nearly allied to the
agouti and the Guinea pig.
(Pa"ca*ble) a. [L. pacare to pacify.] Placable. [R.] Coleridge.
(Pa*cane") n. (Bot.) A species of hickory. See Pecan.
(Pa"cate) a. [L. pacatus, p. p. of pacare to pacify, fr. pax, pacis, peace. See Pay to requite,
Peace.] Appeased; pacified; tranquil. [R.]
(Pa"ca*ted) a. Pacified; pacate.
(Pa*ca"tion) n. [L. pacatio.] The act of pacifying; a peacemaking. Coleridge.
(Pace) n. [OE. pas, F. pas, from L. passus a step, pace, orig., a stretching out of the feet in
walking; cf. pandere, passum, to spread, stretch; perh. akin to E. patent. Cf. Pas, Pass.]
1. A single movement from one foot to the other in walking; a step.