Definitions for paleaˈpeɪ li ə; -liˌi

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Palea(noun)

    the interior chaff or husk of grasses

  2. Palea(noun)

    one of the chaffy scales or bractlets growing on the receptacle of many compound flowers, as the Coreopsis, the sunflower, etc

  3. Palea(noun)

    a pendulous process of the skin on the throat of a bird, as in the turkey; a dewlap

  4. Origin: [L., chaff.]


  1. Palea

    Palea is a city in Equatorial Guinea. It is located in Annobón Province and has a population of 4433.


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