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Palatine

palatine
1. One invested with royal privileges and rights within his domains; a count palatine. See Count palatine, under 4th Count.
2. The Palatine hill in Rome.
(Science: anatomy) Of or pertaining to the palate.
(Science: anatomy) Palatine bones, a pair of bones (often united in the adult) in the root of the mouth, back of and between the maxillaries.
Origin: From Palate.
(Science: anatomy) A palatine bone.


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