The definition of a palindrome is a word, phrase or sentence that reads the same forward and backward.(noun)
See palindrome in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Gr palindromos, running back < palin, again (< IE base *kwel-, to turn > wheel) + dramein, to run: see dromedary
See palindrome in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Greek palindromos, running back again, recurring
Origin: : palin, again; see kwel-1 in Indo-European roots
Origin: + dromos, a running.
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