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  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a piece of paper
    Word History: class assignment
    Example Sentence: Do you have a piece of pala?
    Submitted by: 3rd Grade Studen from AZ, USA on 10/05/2007 05:58


  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a mixture of a squirrel and a rabbit
    Example Sentence: A palachi eats leaves and nuts.
    Submitted by: Anonymous from Nassau, Bahamas on 09/15/2015 03:07


  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a scientist that excavates the remains of people who lived long before us (like 200,000,000 years ago sometimes)
    Word History: paleo + anthropologist
    Example Sentence: The paleoanthropologist usually works mostly in Asia, Egypt, or Russia.
    Submitted by: Aujanique from Connecticut on 10/14/2007 03:49


  1. Function: noun
    Definition: the study of prehistoric plant life
    Word History: paleo + botany
    Example Sentence: Paleobotany helps us understand what the dinosaurs ate.
    Submitted by: Robert from Utah, USA on 11/10/2007 01:40


  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a scientist that digs for imprints of life (or fossils) from past time periods on Earth
    Example Sentence: When I grow up, I want to be a paleontologist.
    Submitted by: 45step54 from Alabama, USA on 12/27/2007 02:49


  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a fear of ancient things
    Word History: paleo: old/ancient and phobos: "to fear"
    Example Sentence: He was running from the museum because of his paleophobia.
    Submitted by: Rick from Colorado, USA on 02/07/2011 10:45


  1. Function: interjection
    Definition: can I do any better?
    Word History: from the latin word Please
    Example Sentence: Oh, palese, could I do any better? You bet I can.
    Submitted by: Anonymous from WA, north america on 08/29/2007 11:35


  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a person who hurries a lot
    Word History: (nana grandmother and mama mum)
    Example Sentence: Stop being a palimana. I'm going as fast as I can!
    Submitted by: Anonymous from Victoria, Australia on 02/24/2015 01:27


  1. Function: adjective
    Definition: strange
    Word History: when person goes crazy
    Example Sentence: That person is so palooko.
    Submitted by: Choo Choo on 09/15/2007 05:01


  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a little baby girl: a little sister
    Example Sentence: The cute little palu was funny and cranky.
    Submitted by: Aveline from USA on 08/26/2008 11:37