pallette

noun
pal·​lette | \ pa-ˈlet How to pronounce pallette (audio) \

Definition of pallette

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

First Known Use of pallette

1834, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pallette

alteration of palette

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The first known use of pallette was in 1834

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“Pallette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pallette. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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