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Definitions of palatine:
  • noun:   either of two irregularly shaped bones that form the back of the hard palate and helps to form the nasal cavity and the floor of the orbits
  • noun:   the most important of the Seven Hills of Rome; supposedly the location of the first settlement and the site of many imperial palaces
  • noun:   (Middle Ages) the lord of a palatinate who exercised sovereign powers over his lands
  • noun:   any of various important officials in ancient Rome
  • adjective:   of or relating to a palace
  • adjective:   of or relating to a count palatine and his royal prerogatives
  • adjective:   relating to or lying near the palate
    Example: "The palatine tonsils"

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