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.

(Pal"is*sy) a. Designating, or of the nature of, a kind of pottery made by Bernard Palissy, in France, in the 16th centry.

Palissy ware, glazed pottery like that made by Bernard Palissy; especially, that having figures of fishes, reptiles, etc., in high relief.

(||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.]

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 adv.

(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.

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