pallette


pal·lette

noun \pa-ˈlet\

Definition of PALLETTE

:  one of the plates at the armpits of a suit of armor — see armor illustration

Origin of PALLETTE

alteration of palette
First Known Use: 1834

Other History Terms

agonistic, carpetbagger, enceinte, fief, historiography, paladin

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