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[peyl] /peɪl/ adjective, paler, palest. 1. 2. of a low degree of chroma, saturation, or purity; approaching white or gray: pale yellow. 3. not bright or brilliant; dim: the pale moon. 4. faint or feeble; lacking vigor: a pale protest. verb (used with or without object), paled, paling. 5. to make or become pale: to […]
[pey-lee-uh] /ˈpeɪ li ə/ noun, plural paleae [pey-lee-ee] /ˈpeɪ liˌi/ (Show IPA) 1. a chafflike scale or bract. 2. the scalelike, membranous organ in the flowers of grasses that is situated upon a secondary axis in the axil of the flowering glume and envelops the stamens and pistil. /ˈpeɪlɪə/ noun (botany) (pl) paleae (ˈpeɪlɪˌiː), pales […]
[pey-lee-ahrk-tik, -ahr-tik or, esp. British, pal-ee-] /ˌpeɪ liˈɑrk tɪk, -ˈɑr tɪk or, esp. British, ˌpæl i-/ adjective 1. Zoogeography. belonging or pertaining to a geographical division comprising Europe, Africa north of the tropic of Cancer, the northern part of the Arabian Peninsula, and Asia north of the Himalayas.
- Pale around the gills
adjective phrase Looking sickly or nauseous (1959+)