Count palatine, County palatine. See under Count, and County.Palatine hill, or The palatine, one of the seven hills of Rome, once occupied by the palace of the Cæsars. See Palace.

(Pal"a*tine) n.

1. One invested with royal privileges and rights within his domains; a count palatine. See Count palatine, under 4th Count.

2. The Palatine hill in Rome.

(Pal"a*tine), a. [From Palate.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the palate.

Palatine bones(Anat.), a pair of bones (often united in the adult) in the root of the mouth, back of and between the maxillaries.

(Pal"a*tine) n. (Anat.) A palatine bone.

(Pal"a*tive) a. Pleasing to the taste; palatable. [Obs.] "Palative delights." Sir T. Browne.

(Pal"a*tize) v. t. To modify, as the tones of the voice, by means of the palate; as, to palatize a letter or sound.Pal`a*ti*za"tion n. J. Peile.

(Pal"a*to-) [From Palate.] A combining form used in anatomy to indicate relation to, or connection with, the palate; as in palatolingual.

(||Pal`a*to*na"res) n. pl. [NL. See Palato-, and Nares.] (Anat.) The posterior nares. See Nares.

(Pal`a*top*ter"y*goid) a. [Palato- + pterygoid.] (Anat.) Pertaining to the palatine and pterygoid region of the skull; as, the palatopterygoid cartilage, or rod, from which the palatine and pterygoid bones are developed.

(Pa*la"ver) n. [Sp. palabra, or Pg. palavra, fr. L. parabola a comparison, a parable, LL., a word. See Parable.]

1. Talk; conversation; esp., idle or beguiling talk; talk intended to deceive; flattery.

2. In Africa, a parley with the natives; a talk; hence, a public conference and deliberation; a debate.

This epoch of parliaments and eloquent palavers.

(Pa*la"ver), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Palavered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Palavering.] To make palaver with, or to; to used palaver;to talk idly or deceitfully; to employ flattery; to cajole; as, to palaver artfully.

Palavering the little language for her benefit.
C. Bront

(Pa*la"ver*er) n. One who palavers; a flatterer.

(Pale) a. [Compar. Paler ; superl. Palest.] [F. pâle, fr. pâlir to turn pale, L. pallere to be o look pale. Cf. Appall, Fallow, pall, v. i., Pallid.]

(Pa*lat"i*nate) v. t. To make a palatinate of. [Obs.] Fuller.

(Pal"a*tine) a. [F. palatin, L. palatinus, fr. palatium. See Palace, and cf. Paladin.] Of or pertaining to a palace, or to a high officer of a palace; hence, possessing royal privileges.

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