palatine

Primary Meanings of palatine

1.
n
any of various important officials in ancient Rome
2.
nadj
(Middle Ages) the lord of a palatinate who exercised sovereign powers over his lands
of or relating to a count palatine and his royal prerogatives
3.
adj
of or relating to a palace
4.
adjn
relating to or lying near the palate
either of two irregularly shaped bones that form the back of the hard palate and helps to form the nasal cavity and the floor of the orbits
Full Definitions of palatine
1

n any of various important officials in ancient Rome

Type of:
Roman
an inhabitant of the ancient Roman Empire
2

n (Middle Ages) the lord of a palatinate who exercised sovereign powers over his lands

Synonyms:
palsgrave
Type of:
Lord, noble, nobleman
a titled peer of the realm

adj of or relating to a count palatine and his royal prerogatives

3

adj of or relating to a palace

4

adj relating to or lying near the palate

“the palatine tonsils”
Synonyms:
palatal

n either of two irregularly shaped bones that form the back of the hard palate and helps to form the nasal cavity and the floor of the orbits

Synonyms:
os palatinum, palatine bone
Type of:
bone, os
rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

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