PRONUNCIATION:(PAL-uh-tyn, -teen)

MEANING: adjective:
1. Of or relating to a palace.
2. Of or relating to a palate.

For 1: After Palatine, from Latin Palatium, the name of the centermost of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built. Roman emperors built their palaces on this hill. The word palace also derives from the same source. Earliest documented use: 1436.
For 2: From French palatin, from Latin palatum palate (roof of the mouth). Earliest documented use: 1656.
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1. of or relating to a modest palace
2. of or relating to snacks at a wine tasting promotion.