Definitions for paleaˈpeɪ li ə; -liˌi
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pa•le•aˈpeɪ li ə; -liˌi(n.)(pl.)-le•ae
the upper or inner membranous bract of the pair that envelops each floret in a grass spike.
Origin of palea:
1745–55; < NL; L: chaff
pa`le•a′ceous-ˈeɪ ʃəs; -ɪt, -ˌeɪt(adj.)pa′le•ate
the interior chaff or husk of grasses
one of the chaffy scales or bractlets growing on the receptacle of many compound flowers, as the Coreopsis, the sunflower, etc
a pendulous process of the skin on the throat of a bird, as in the turkey; a dewlap
Palea is a city in Equatorial Guinea. It is located in Annobón Province and has a population of 4433.
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