[puh-lee-luh] /pəˈli lə/
a stout Hawaiian honeycreeper, Loxioides bailleui, having a thick, stubby bill, yellow head and breast, and gray back: an endangered species.
/ˌpælɪˈleɪlɪə/ noun 1. a speech disorder in which a word or phrase is rapidly repeated palilalia pal·i·la·li·a (pāl’ə-lā’lē-ə) n. See paliphrasia.
[puh-lil-uh-jee] /pəˈlɪl ə dʒi/ noun, plural palilogies. Rhetoric. 1. the technique of repeating a word or phrase for emphasis.
[pal-uh-moh-nee] /ˈpæl əˌmoʊ ni/ noun 1. a form of alimony awarded to one of the partners in a romantic relationship after the breakup of that relationship following a long period of living together. /ˈpælɪmənɪ/ noun 1. (US) alimony awarded to a nonmarried partner after the break-up of a long-term relationship n. 1979, coined from pal […]
[pal-imp-sest] /ˈpæl ɪmpˌsɛst/ noun 1. a parchment or the like from which writing has been partially or completely erased to make room for another text. /ˈpælɪmpˌsɛst/ noun 1. a manuscript on which two or more successive texts have been written, each one being erased to make room for the next adjective 2. (of a text) […]