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Palatine1

Syllabification: Pal·a·tine
Pronunciation: /ˈpaləˌtīn/

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A village in northeastern Illinois, northwest of Chicago; population 67,080 (est. 2008).

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Argentine

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palatine2

Line breaks: pal¦at|ine
Pronunciation: /ˈpalətʌɪn
 
, -tɪn/

adjective

[usually postpositive] chiefly historical
1(Of an official or feudal lord) having local authority that elsewhere belongs only to a sovereign.
Example sentences
  • The earls and bishops palatine were powerful men, but subjects they remained.
  • In Chester the palatine earl had a master serjeant of the Peace.
  • An example of a palatine earl was William fitz Osbern, who was made earl of Hereford in 1066 or 1067.
1.1(Of a territory) subject to palatine authority.
Example sentences
  • Speeding down the M6, we entered the county palatine of Lancashire.
  • The county of Cornwall, although not normally reckoned a palatine county, has a similar status to Lancashire.
  • It also undertakes various administrative duties associated with the area of the historical County Palatine of Lancaster.

Origin

late Middle English: from French palatin(e), from Latin palatinus 'of the palace'.

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Line breaks: pal¦at|ine
Pronunciation: /ˈpalətʌɪn
 
, -tɪn/
Anatomy

adjective

Relating to the palate or the palatine bone.
Example sentences
  • The two tonsillar pillars define the palatine tonsils anteriorly and posteriorly.
  • The blood supply of the palate is provided anteriorly through the incisor foramen and posteriorly through the great palatine foramen where the great palatine artery emerges.
  • Symptoms of strep throat may include pharyngeal erythema and swelling, tonsillar exudate, edematous uvula, palatine petechiae, and anterior cervical lymphadenopathy.

noun

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(also palatine bone) Each of two bones within the skull forming parts of the eye socket, the nasal cavity, and the hard palate.
Example sentences
  • The palatines are dermal bones in the mid-palate.
  • No vomers or palatines are preserved in any phlegethontiid.
  • The palatines lie between the suborbital fenestrae, with the anterior palatine processes forming a short V-shaped wedge.

Origin

mid 17th century: from French palatin(e), from Latin palatum 'palate'.

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