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Date: 1700-1800
Language: French
Origin: Old French pale 'spade'

palette

noun
     
palette
pal‧ette [countable]
1AVP a thin, curved board that an artist uses to mix paints, holding it by putting his or her thumb through a hole at the edge
2 [usually singular]AVP the colours that a particular artist uses or the colours in a particular painting
3TD the choice of colours or shapes that are available in a computer program

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