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Definition of Palea

Palea
Palea Pa"le*a, n.; pl. Pale[ae] (-[=e]). [L., chaff.] 1. (Bot.) (a) The interior chaff or husk of grasses. (b) One of the chaffy scales or bractlets growing on the receptacle of many compound flowers, as the Coreopsis, the sunflower, etc. 2. (Zo["o]l.) A pendulous process of the skin on the throat of a bird, as in the turkey; a dewlap.

Meaning of Palea from wikipedia

- Palea may refer to: Palea (botany), part of the flower structure in some plants Palea (turtle), a genus of turtles in the family Trionychidae San Antonio...
- one internal—the palea. The perianth is reduced to two scales, called lodicules, that expand and contract to spread the lemma and palea; these are generally...
- Palea Kameni, also known as Palia Kameni, is a volcanic island within the Santorini Caldera. The island was formed by a series of volcanic eruptions that...
- The wattle-necked softs**** turtle (Palea steindachneri ), also commonly known as Steindachner's soft-s****ed turtle, is an endangered Asian species of...
- small volcanic islands at the center of the caldera, Nea ("New") Kameni and Palea ("Old") Kameni. The main island, Santorini has an area of 75.8 km2 (29.3 sq mi)...
- Kalainaina Jr. Akoni Mika Alice Namakelua Olomana James Pihanui Kuluwaimaka Palea 2012 Ka Leo Hawai‘i George Kainapau Makaha Sons of Ni'ihau George Na'ope...
- Makares Megalo Nea Kameni Nikouria Nisida Prasini Ofidousa Pahia Anaphis Palea Kameni Rhineia Saliagos Serifopoula Skilonisi Stroggyli Parou Vous Vrachoi...
- Ida, Palea-Scepsis and the settlement of Scepsis proper. Strabo writes that Anaximenes of Lampsacus said that Miletus colonized the place. Palea-Scepsis...
- Palaia Epidavros or Palaia Epidauros (also Palea Epidavros and Palea Epidauros; Gr****: Παλαιά Επίδαυρος) is a small town in the Argolis prefecture of...
- flower surrounded by two bracts, one external—the lemma—and one internal—the palea. The flowers are usually hermaphroditic—maize being an important exception—and...
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