[pey-lee-ahrk-tik, -ahr-tik or, esp. British, pal-ee-] /ˌpeɪ liˈɑrk tɪk, -ˈɑr tɪk or, esp. British, ˌpæl i-/
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+)
[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 […]
noun 1. . [green-flahy] /ˈgrinˌflaɪ/ noun, plural greenflies. 1. an aphid, Coloradoa rufomaculata, that is an important pest of chrysanthemums. /ˈɡriːnˌflaɪ/ noun (pl) -flies 1. a greenish aphid commonly occurring as a pest on garden and crop plants
[peyl-drahy] /ˈpeɪlˈdraɪ/ adjective 1. light-colored and medium-sweet: pale-dry ginger ale.