palatine

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1pal·a·tine

adjective \ˈpa-lə-ˌtīn\

Definition of PALATINE

1
a :  possessing royal privileges
b :  of or relating to a palatine or a palatinate
2
a :  of or relating to a palace especially of a Roman or Holy Roman emperor
b :  palatial

Origin of PALATINE

Middle English, from Latin palatinus imperial, from palatium
First Known Use: 15th century

2palatine

noun \-ˌtīn, 3 is also -ˌtēn\

Definition of PALATINE

1
a :  a feudal lord having sovereign power within his domains
b :  a high officer of an imperial palace
2
capitalized :  a native or inhabitant of the Palatinate
3
[French, from Elisabeth Charlotte of Bavaria †1722 Princess Palatine] :  a fur cape or stole covering the neck and shoulders

Origin of PALATINE

Late Latin palatinus imperial official, from Latin palatinus, adjective
First Known Use: 1591

3palatine

adjective \-ˌtīn\

Definition of PALATINE

:  of, relating to, or lying near the palate

Origin of PALATINE

French palatin, from Latin palatum palate
First Known Use: circa 1656

4palatine

noun \-ˌtīn\

Definition of PALATINE

:  either of a pair of bones that are situated behind and between the maxillae and in humans are of extremely irregular form

First Known Use of PALATINE

1854

Pal·a·tine

geographical name \ˈpa-lə-ˌtīn\

Definition of PALATINE

1
hill in Rome, Italy, one of seven on which the ancient city was built — see aventine
2
village NE Illinois NW of Chicago pop 68,557

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