Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun palatine

4 senses of palatine

Sense 1
palatine -- (any of various important officials in ancient Rome)
       => Roman -- (an inhabitant of the ancient Roman Empire)

Sense 2
palatine, palsgrave -- ((Middle Ages) the lord of a palatinate who exercised sovereign powers over his lands)
       => Lord, noble, nobleman -- (a titled peer of the realm)

Sense 3
Palatine -- (the most important of the Seven Hills of Rome; supposedly the location of the first settlement and the site of many imperial palaces)
       INSTANCE OF=> hill -- (a local and well-defined elevation of the land; "they loved to roam the hills of West Virginia")

Sense 4
palatine, palatine bone, os palatinum -- (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)
       => bone, os -- (rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates)

Similarity of adj palatine

3 senses of palatine

Sense 1
palatal, palatine -- (relating to or lying near the palate; "palatal index"; "the palatine tonsils")

Sense 2
palatine -- (of or relating to a count palatine and his royal prerogatives)

Sense 3
palatine -- (of or relating to a palace)

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