palliasse


pal·liasse

noun \pal-ˈyas\

Definition of PALLIASSE

:  a thin straw mattress used as a pallet

Origin of PALLIASSE

modification of French paillasse, from paille straw
First Known Use: 1763

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: palliata
Previous Word in the Dictionary: palliard
All Words Near: palliasse

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up palliasse? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).