a challenge to or overthrow of a sovereign or other leader by members of the ruling family or group.
a coup d’état made by those already in positions of power, usually with little violence
[puh-lah-dee] /pəˈlɑ di/ noun 1. George Emil, 1912–2008, U.S. biologist, born in Romania: Nobel Prize in medicine 1974. Palade Pa·la·de (pə-lä’dē), George Emil. Born 1912. Russian-born American biologist. He shared a 1974 Nobel Prize for contributions to the understanding of the components of living cells.
[pal-uh-din] /ˈpæl ə dɪn/ noun 1. any one of the 12 legendary peers or knightly champions in attendance on Charlemagne. 2. any knightly or heroic champion. 3. any determined advocate or defender of a noble cause. /ˈpælədɪn/ noun 1. one of the legendary twelve peers of Charlemagne’s court 2. a knightly champion n. 1590s, “one […]
1. Chiefly British. variant of .
/ˌpælɪænˈθrɒpɪk/ adjective 1. relating to or denoting the earliest variety of man