Palatine meaning

pălə-tīn
Used as a title for various administrative officials of the late Roman and Byzantine empires.
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A feudal lord exercising sovereign power over his lands.
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Belonging to or fit for a palace.
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Of or relating to a palatine or palatinate.
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Of or relating to the palate.

The palatine tonsils.

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Of or relating to either of two bones that make up the hard palate.
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Either of the two bones that make up the hard palate.
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The most important of the seven hills of ancient Rome. Traditionally the location of the earliest Roman settlement, it was the site of many imperial palaces, including ones built by Tiberius, Nero, and Domitian.
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Of a palace.
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Having royal privileges.

A count palatine.

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Of or belonging to a count palatine or earl palatine.
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Of the Palatinate.
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An officer of an imperial palace.
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A medieval vassal lord having the rights of royalty in his own territory, or palatinate.
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A fur piece covering the shoulders.
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A person born or living in the Palatinate.
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Having to do with the palate.
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Either of the two bones forming the hard palate.
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Relating to the palate.

The palatine tonsils.

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Relating to either of two bones that make up the hard palate.
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Either of the two bones that make up the hard palate.
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Of or relating to the Palatine Hill in Rome.
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Of or relating to powers normally possessed by a sovereign but exercised by a lesser noble, or by a nominee of a sovereign.
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Of or relating to a palace, particularly for the Eastern and Western Roman emperors.
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Of or relating to a palatine or a palatinate, especially the Rhineland Palatinate.
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A Roman soldier.
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A Roman or Byzantine official.
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A feudal lord, (a Pfalzgraf or Count-palatine), or a bishop possessing palatine powers.
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A resident of a palatinate.
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The highest dignitary in the Kingdom of Hungary after the king.
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Of or relating to the palate.
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Of or relating to a palatine bone.
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(anatomy) One of a pair of bones behind the palate.
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One of the seven hills of Rome; the site of the earliest settlement.
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Origin of palatine

  • From Middle English ruled by an independent lord from Old French palatin from Late Latin palātīnus palace official from Latin palātīnus from Palātium imperial residence palace

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French palatin "palate", from Latin palatum

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin Palatinus, from Palatium.

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin palatinus, "imperial", "imperial official"

    From Wiktionary