palliasse

noun
pal·​liasse | \ pal-ˈyas How to pronounce palliasse (audio) \

Definition of palliasse

: a thin straw mattress used as a pallet

First Known Use of palliasse

1506, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for palliasse

modification of French paillasse, from paille straw

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“Palliasse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/palliasse. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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