[pal-uh m-pawr, -pohr] /ˈpæl əmˌpɔr, -ˌpoʊr/
a cotton print woven in India and used for clothing, canopies, etc.
[puh-lah-puh; Spanish pah-lah-pah] /pəˈlɑ pə; Spanish pɑˈlɑ pɑ/ noun, plural palapas [puh-lah-puh z; Spanish pah-lah-pahs] /pəˈlɑ pəz; Spanish pɑˈlɑ pɑs/ (Show IPA) (esp. in Mexico) 1. a simple, thatched-roof dwelling, usually open on the sides. 2. any building resembling this, especially in a resort area, as a restaurant, beachhouse, or the like.
[pal-uh n-keen] /ˌpæl ənˈkin/ noun 1. (formerly in India and other Eastern countries) a passenger conveyance, usually for one person, consisting of a covered or boxlike litter carried by means of poles resting on the shoulders of several men. /ˌpælənˈkiːn/ noun 1. a covered litter, formerly used in the Orient, carried on the shoulders of […]
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verb phrase To be ”pals”; consort as ”pals”: the people he palled around with (1915+) Associate as friends or chums, as in Bill and Jim have been palling around for years. This expression makes a verb of the noun pal, which comes from the Gypsy word for “brother.” [ c. 1900 ]
[pal-uh-tuh-buh l] /ˈpæl ə tə bəl/ adjective 1. acceptable or agreeable to the or taste; savory: palatable food. 2. acceptable or agreeable to the mind or feelings: palatable ideas. /ˈpælətəbəl/ adjective 1. pleasant to taste 2. acceptable or satisfactory: a palatable suggestion adj. 1660s, “good-tasting,” from palate + -able. Figurative use from 1680s. Related: Palatably; […]