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pălĕa , ae, f. kindred with Sanscr. pala, stramen; cf.: pollen, pulvis, παλύνω,
II. Transf.
A. Dross: “palea aeris,Plin. 34, 13, 36, § 134. —
B. The wattles or gills of a cock, Varr. R. R. 3, 9, 5; Col. 8, 2, 9.—
C. Straw, Vulg. Judic. 19, 19; id. Isa. 11, 7.
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