See under Palatinate (def 1).
noun 1. a former province in W Germany, mostly W of the Rhine: now divided between Rhineland-Palatinate and North Rhine–Westphalia.
noun 1. an artificial gem of paste, often cut to resemble a diamond. noun 1. an imitation gem made of paste
noun 1. any of numerous varieties of wine produced in the Rhine valley. 2. any of a class of white wines, mostly light, still, and dry. noun 1. any of several wines produced along the banks of the Rhine, characteristically a white table wine such as Riesling
noun, Pathology. 1. inflammation of the nose or its mucous membrane. noun 1. inflammation of the mucous membrane that lines the nose rhinitis rhi·ni·tis (rī-nī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the nasal mucous membranes.