The definition of a pallet is a portable platform used to move or store goods or a tool used by potters to smooth clay.(noun)
An example of a pallet is a large platform that lumber is stacked on in order to be moved for delivery.
See pallet in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr palette: see palette
Origin: ME pailet < MFr paillet < OFr paille, straw < L palea, chaff: see palea
Origin: ME palet < MFr, dim. of pal, pale
See pallet in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English palet, tongue depressor
Origin: , from Old French palete, small potter's shovel; see palette.
Origin: Middle English paillet
Origin: , from Anglo-Norman, bundle of straw
Origin: , from paille, straw
Origin: , from Late Latin palea; see paillasse.
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