PALEA MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Palea Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A pendulous process of the skin on the throat of a bird, as in the turkey; a dewlap.
  2. (n.) One of the chaffy scales or bractlets growing on the receptacle of many compound flowers, as the Coreopsis, the sunflower, etc.
  3. (n.) The interior chaff or husk of grasses.


• Paleaceous Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Chaffy; resembling or consisting of paleae, or chaff; furnished with chaff; as, a paleaceous receptacle.


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