Pamperize to Panegyrist
(Pam"per*ize) v. t. To pamper. [R.] Sydney Smith.
(||Pam*pe"ro) n.[Sp., fr. pampa a plain.] A violent wind from the west or southwest, which
sweeps over the pampas of South America and the adjacent seas, often doing great damage. Sir W.
(Pam*pe"ros) n. pl.; sing. Pampero [Sp. American.] (Ethnol.) A tribe of Indians inhabiting
the pampas of South America.
(Pam"phlet) n. [OE. pamflet, pamfilet, paunflet, possibly fr. OF. palme the palm of the
hand, F. paume (see Palm) + OF. fueillet a leaf, dim. of fueil, m., F. feuille, f., fr. L. folium, pl. folia,
thus meaning, a leaf to be held in the hand; or perh. through old French, fr. L. Pamphila, a female historian
of the first century who wrote many epitomes; prob., however, fr. OF. Pamflette, the Old French name
given to Pamphilus, a poem in Latin verse of the 12th century, pamphlets being named from the popularity
of this poem.]
1. A writing; a book. Testament of love.
Sir Thomas More in his pamphlet of Richard the Third.Ascham.
2. A small book consisting of a few sheets of printed paper, stitched together, often with a paper cover,
but not bound; a short essay or written discussion, usually on a subject of current interest.
(Pam"phlet) v. i. To write a pamphlet or pamphlets. [R.] Howell.
(Pam`phlet*eer") n. A writer of pamphlets; a scribbler. Dryden. Macaulay.
(Pam`phlet*eer"), v. i. To write or publish pamphlets.
By pamphleteering we shall not win.C. Kingsley.
(Pam*pin"i*form) a. [L. pampinus a tendril + -form.] (Anat.) In the form of tendrils;
applied especially to the spermatic and ovarian veins.
(Pam"pre) n. [F. pampre a vine branch, L. pampinus.] (Sculp.) An ornament, composed of
vine leaves and bunches of grapes, used for decorating spiral columns.
(Pam`pro*dac"tyl*ous) a. [Pan- + Gr. forward + finger.] (Zoöl.) Having all the toes
turned forward, as the colies.
(Pan- Pan"ta- Pan"to-) . Combining forms signifying all, every; as, panorama, pantheism, pantagraph,
pantograph. Pan- becomes pam- before b or p, as pamprodactylous.
(Pan), n. [OE. See 2d Pane.]
1. A part; a portion.
2. (Fort.) The distance comprised between the angle of the epaule and the flanked angle.
3. [Perh. a different word.] A leaf of gold or silver.
(Pan), v. t. & i. [Cf. F. pan skirt, lappet, L. pannus a cloth, rag, W. panu to fur, to full.] To join
or fit together; to unite. [Obs.] Halliwell.
(Pan) n. [Hind. pan, Skr. parna leaf.] The betel leaf; also, the masticatory made of the betel
leaf, etc. See etel.