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palatine

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adjective pal·a·tine \ˈpa-lə-ˌtīn\

Definition of palatine

  1. 1 a :  possessing royal privileges b :  of or relating to a palatine or a palatinate

  2. 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


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noun pal·a·tine \-ˌtīn, 3 is also -ˌtēn\

Definition of palatine

  1. 1 a :  a feudal lord having sovereign power within his domains b :  a high officer of an imperial palace

  2. 2 capitalized :  a native or inhabitant of the Palatinate

  3. 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


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palatine

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adjective pal·a·tine \-ˌtīn\

Definition of palatine

  1. :  of, relating to, or lying near the palate



Origin of palatine

French palatin, from Latin palatum palate


First Known Use: circa 1656


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palatine

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noun pal·a·tine \-ˌtīn\

Definition of palatine

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



1854

First Known Use of palatine

1854


Palatine

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geographical name Pal·a·tine \ˈpa-lə-ˌtīn\

Definition of Palatine

  1. 1 hill in Rome, Italy, one of seven on which the ancient city was built — see aventine

  2. 2 village NE Illinois NW of Chicago pop 68,557




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