[puh-lat-n-eyt, -it] /pəˈlæt nˌeɪt, -ɪt/
the. either of two historic regions of Germany that constituted an electorate of the Holy Roman Empire: one (Lower Palatinate, or Rhine Palatinate, ) is now part of Rhineland-Palatinate and the other (Upper Palatinate, ) is now part of Bavaria.
a native or inhabitant of the Palatinate.
(lowercase) the territory under the jurisdiction of a .
a territory ruled by a palatine prince or noble or count palatine
the Palatinate, either of two territories in SW Germany, once ruled by the counts palatine. Upper Palatinate is now in Bavaria; Lower or Rhine Palatinate is now in Rhineland-Palatinate, Baden-Württemberg, and Hesse German name Pfalz
a native or inhabitant of the Palatinate
1650s, from palatine + -ate (1). In England and Ireland, a county palatine; also used of certain American colonies (Carolina, Maryland, Maine).
[pal-uh-tahyn, -tin] /ˈpæl əˌtaɪn, -tɪn/ adjective 1. having royal privileges: a count palatine. 2. of or relating to a , , or . 3. of or relating to a palace; palatial: a palatine chapel. 4. (initial capital letter) of or relating to the . noun 5. a vassal exercising royal privileges in a province; a […]
- Palatine artery
palatine artery n.
- Palatine bone
palatine bone n. An irregularly shaped bone posterior to the maxilla, which forms part of the nasal cavity, the eye socket, and the hard palate.
- Palatine crest
palatine crest n. A transverse ridge near the posterior border of the bony palate, located on the inferior surface of the horizontal lamina of the palatine bone.