Pal"a*tine (?), a. [F. palatin, L. palatinus, fr. palatium. See Palace, and cf. Paladin.]

Of or pertaining to a palace, or to a high officer of a palace; hence, possessing royal privileges.

Count palatine, County palatine. See under Count, and County. -- Palatine hill, ∨ The palatine, one of the seven hills of Rome, once occupied by the palace of the Caesars. See Palace.


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Pal"a*tine (?), n.


One invested with royal privileges and rights within his domains; a count palatine. See Count palatine, under 4th Count.


The Palatine hill in Rome.


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Pal"a*tine, a. [From Palate.] Anat.

Of or pertaining to the palate.

Palatine bones Anat., a pair of bones (often united in the adult) in the root of the mouth, back of and between the maxillaries.


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, Anat. A palatine bone.


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