[pal-er] /ˈpæl ər/
unusual or extreme paleness, as from fear, ill health, or death; wanness.
a pale condition, esp when unnatural: fear gave his face a deathly pallor
c.1400, from Old French palor “paleness, whiteness” (12c.) and directly from Latin pallor, from pallere “be pale, turn pale,” related to pallus “dark-colored, dusky,” from PIE root *pel- (2) “pale; gray” (cf. Sanskrit palitah “gray,” panduh “whitish, pale;” Greek pelios “livid, dark,” polios “gray;” Old English fealo “dull-colored, yellow, brown;” Welsh llwyd “gray”).
pallor pal·lor (pāl’ər)
Paleness, as of the skin.
[pawl] /pɔl/ noun 1. a cloth, often of velvet, for spreading over a coffin, bier, or tomb. 2. a coffin. 3. anything that covers, shrouds, or overspreads, especially with darkness or gloom. 4. Ecclesiastical. 5. Heraldry. . 6. Archaic. a cloth spread upon an altar; corporal. 7. Archaic. a garment, especially a robe, cloak, or […]
separated, the second son of Reuben (1 Chr. 5:3); called Phallu, Gen. 46:9. He was the father of the Phalluites (Ex. 6:14; Num. 26:5, 8).
[pal-ee] /ˈpæl i/ adjective, pallier, palliest. Informal. 1. friendly; comradely: old friends being pally at a class reunion. /ˈpælɪ/ adjective -lier, -liest 1. (informal) on friendly or familiar terms adjective Very friendly; affectionate and familiar; palsy-walsy (1895+) noun pal (1940+)
- Pally up
verb 1. (informal) (intransitive, adverb) often foll by with. to become friends (with)