2. (Biol.) That form of evolution in which the truly ancestral characters conserved by heredity are reproduced
in development; original simple descent; distinguished from kenogenesis. Sometimes, in zoölogy, the
abrupt metamorphosis of insects, crustaceans, etc.
(Pal`in*ge*net"ic) a. Of or pertaining to palingenesis: as, a palingenetic process. - - Pal`in*ge*net"ic*al*ly
(Pal"i*node) n. [L. palinodia, from Gr. again + a song. See Ode.]
1. An ode recanting, or retracting, a former one; also, a repetition of an ode.
2. A retraction; esp., a formal retraction. Sandys.
(Pal`i*no"di*al) a. Of or pertaining to a palinode, or retraction. J. Q. Adams.
(Pal"i*no*dy) n. See Palinode. [Obs.] Wood.
(Pal`inu"rus) n. [So called from L. Palinurus, the pilot of Æneas.] (Naut.) An instrument for
obtaining directly, without calculation, the true bearing of the sun, and thence the variation of the compass
(Pal`i*sade") n. [F. palissade, cf. Sp. palizada, It. palizzata, palizzo, LL. palissata; all fr. L.
palus a stake, pale. See Pale a stake.]
1. (Fort.) A strong, long stake, one end of which is set firmly in the ground, and the other is sharpened; also,
a fence formed of such stakes set in the ground as a means of defense.
2. Any fence made of pales or sharp stakes.
Palisade cells (Bot.), vertically elongated parenchyma cells, such as are seen beneath the epidermis
of the upper surface of many leaves. Palisade worm (Zoöl.), a nematoid worm (Strongylus armatus),
parasitic in the blood vessels of the horse, in which it produces aneurisms, often fatal.
(Pal`i*sade"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Palisaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Palisading.] [Cf. F. palissader.]
To surround, inclose, or fortify, with palisades.
(Pal`i*sad"ing) n. (Fort.) A row of palisades set in the ground.
(Pal`i*sa*"do) n.; pl. Palisadoes A palisade. [Obs.] Shak.
(Pal`i*sa"do), v. t. To palisade. [Obs.] Sterne.
(Pal"ish) a. Somewhat pale or wan.
(Pal`is*san"der) n. [F. palissandre.] (Bot.) (a) Violet wood. (b) Rosewood.
Palissy ware, glazed pottery like that made by Bernard Palissy; especially, that having figures of fishes,
reptiles, etc., in high relief.
(Pal"is*sy) a. Designating, or of the nature of, a kind of pottery made by Bernard Palissy, in
France, in the 16th centry.
(||Pal"kee) n. [Hind. palki; of the same origin as E. palanquin.] A palanquin. Malcom.
(Pall) n. Same as Pawl.
(Pall), n. [OE. pal, AS. pæl, from L. pallium cover, cloak, mantle, pall; cf. L. palla robe, mantle.]