Palatine



[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 count or .
6.
an important officer of an imperial palace.
7.
a high official of an empire.
8.
(initial capital letter) a native or inhabitant of the .
9.
(initial capital letter) one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built.
10.
a shoulder cape, usually of fur or lace, formerly worn by women.
[pal-uh-tahyn, -tin] /ˈpæl əˌtaɪn, -tɪn/
adjective
1.
of, near, or in the palate; palatal:
the palatine bones.
[pal-uh-tahyn] /ˈpæl əˌtaɪn/
noun
1.
a city in NE Illinois.
/ˈpæləˌtaɪn/
adjective
1.
(of an individual) possessing royal prerogatives in a territory
2.
of, belonging to, characteristic of, or relating to a count palatine, county palatine, palatinate, or palatine
3.
of or relating to a palace
noun
4.
(feudal history) the lord of a palatinate
5.
any of various important officials at the late Roman, Merovingian, or Carolingian courts
6.
(in Colonial America) any of the proprietors of a palatine colony, such as Carolina
/ˈpæləˌtaɪn/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the palate
noun
2.
either of two bones forming the hard palate
/ˈpæləˌtaɪn/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the Palatinate
noun
2.
a Palatinate
/ˈpæləˌtaɪn/
noun
1.
one of the Seven Hills of Rome: traditionally the site of the first settlement of Rome
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or designating this hill
adj.

mid-15c., from Middle French palatin (15c.) and directly from Medieval Latin palatinus “of the palace” (of the Caesars), from Latin palatium (see palace). Used in English to indicate quasi-royal authority. Reference to the Rhineland state is from c.1580.

palatine pal·a·tine (pāl’ə-tīn’)
adj.
Of or relating to the palate.

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