See also: Palisade
Borrowed from Middle French palissade, from Old French, from Old Occitan palissada, from palissa (“stake”), probably from pal (“stake”), or possibly a from Gallo-Romance *pālīcea, from Latin pālus (“stake”).
palisade (plural palisades)
- A long, strong stake, one end of which is set firmly in the ground, and the other sharpened.
- A wall of wooden stakes, used as a defensive barrier.
- A line of cliffs, especially one showing basaltic columns.
- (biology) An even row of cells. e.g.: palisade mesophyll cells.
wall of wooden stakes
a line of cliffs
- (transitive, usually in the passive) To equip with a palisade.
- palisade (stick)
- palisade (wall of sticks)
Declension of palisade