Name Report For First Name PATON:

PATON

First name PATON's origins are Scottish and English. PATON means "royal" (Scottish) and "from the warrior's town" in English. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with PATON below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of paton.(Brown names are of the same origin (Scottish,English) with PATON and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with PATON - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming PATON

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES PATON AS A WHOLE:

 

NAMES RHYMING WITH PATON (According to last letters):

Rhyming Names According to Last 4 Letters (aton) - Names That Ends with aton:

cihuaton beaton fulaton keaton pallaton platon slaton seaton eaton

Rhyming Names According to Last 3 Letters (ton) - Names That Ends with ton:

afton antton txanton alston alton benton burton carelton fenton hamilton kenton preston ralston remington rexton sexton stanton weston anton biton euryton triton agoston ashton kerrington stayton wryeton aetheston aiston athelston boynton branton braxton brayton bretton brighton britton bryceton bryston buinton carleton carlton charleston charlton chayton clayton clifton clinton clyffton crayton creighton criston crofton danton daxton dayton delton deston duston easton elliston elston eston everton garton hampton harrington helton houston hsmilton hughston huntington johnston kingston knoton kolton langston layton lifton litton macnaughton marston nachton naughton paiton payton peyton poston princeton renton ryton

NAMES RHYMING WITH PATON (According to first letters):

Rhyming Names According to First 4 Letters (pato) - Names That Begins with pato:

Rhyming Names According to First 3 Letters (pat) - Names That Begins with pat:

pat patamon patience patli patric patrice patricia patricio patrick patrido patrina patrizia patroclus patten pattin patton patty patwin

Rhyming Names According to First 2 Letters (pa) - Names That Begins with pa:

paaveli paavo pabla pablo pacho pachu'a paciencia paco pacorro padarn paddy paden padgett padma padraic padraig padraigin padriac padric padruig paegastun paeivi paella pafko pag page paget pahana paharita paien paige paili paine paislee paityn pajackok paki pakuna pakwa palaemon palamedes palassa palba palban paliki pall pallatin palmer palmere palmira paloma palomydes palsmedes palt-el palti pamela pamuy pamuya pan panagiota panagiotis pancho pancratius pandara pandareos pandarus pandora pannoowau panphila pansy pant panteleimon panthea panya paola paolo papan papandr paquita parfait paris parisch

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH PATON:

First Names which starts with 'pa' and ends with 'on':

parkinson paulson paxton

First Names which starts with 'p' and ends with 'n':

parkin parlan parthalan paxtun payden payten pearson pegeen pellean pelltun pemton penarddun pendaran pendragon penn penton pepin peppin perekin perkin perkinson perren perrin perryn peterson petron pfeostun phaethon phalyn phaon phelan pheredin pherson philemon phlegethon pierson pin pippin pirmin poseidon prestin pridwyn prydwyn pulan pution pygmalion pyn

English Words Rhyming PATON

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES PATON AS A WHOLE:

patonceadjective (a.) Having the arms growing broader and floriated toward the end; -- said of a cross. See Illust. 9 of Cross.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH PATON (According to last letters):


Rhyming Words According to Last 4 Letters (aton) - English Words That Ends with aton:


batonnoun (n.) A staff or truncheon, used for various purposes; as, the baton of a field marshal; the baton of a conductor in musical performances.
 noun (n.) An ordinary with its ends cut off, borne sinister as a mark of bastardy, and containing one fourth in breadth of the bend sinister; -- called also bastard bar. See Bend sinister.

checklatonnoun (n.) Ciclatoun.
 noun (n.) Gilded leather.

hyperbatonnoun (n.) A figurative construction, changing or inverting the natural order of words or clauses; as, "echoed the hills" for "the hills echoed."

latonnoun (n.) Alt. of Latoun

ratonnoun (n.) A small rat.

sabbatonnoun (n.) A round-toed, armed covering for the feet, worn during a part of the sixteenth century in both military and civil dress.

shecklatonnoun (n.) A kind of gilt leather. See Checklaton.

tetragrammatonnoun (n.) The mystic number four, which was often symbolized to represent the Deity, whose name was expressed by four letters among some ancient nations; as, the Hebrew JeHoVaH, Greek qeo`s, Latin deus, etc.

yllanratonnoun (n.) The agouara.


Rhyming Words According to Last 3 Letters (ton) - English Words That Ends with ton:


actonnoun (n.) A stuffed jacket worn under the mail, or (later) a jacket plated with mail.

aketonnoun (n.) See Acton.

astrophytonnoun (n.) A genus of ophiurans having the arms much branched.

asyndetonnoun (n.) A figure which omits the connective; as, I came, I saw, I conquered. It stands opposed to polysyndeton.

badmintonnoun (n.) A game, similar to lawn tennis, played with shuttlecocks.
 noun (n.) A preparation of claret, spiced and sweetened.

barbitonnoun (n.) An ancient Greek instrument resembling a lyre.

bartonnoun (n.) The demesne lands of a manor; also, the manor itself.
 noun (n.) A farmyard.

bastonnoun (n.) A staff or cudgel.
 noun (n.) See Baton.
 noun (n.) An officer bearing a painted staff, who formerly was in attendance upon the king's court to take into custody persons committed by the court.

battonnoun (n.) See Batten, and Baton.

betonnoun (n.) The French name for concrete; hence, concrete made after the French fashion.

bostonnoun (n.) A game at cards, played by four persons, with two packs of fifty-two cards each; -- said to be so called from Boston, Massachusetts, and to have been invented by officers of the French army in America during the Revolutionary war.

bretonnoun (n.) A native or inhabitant of Brittany, or Bretagne, in France; also, the ancient language of Brittany; Armorican.
 adjective (a.) Of or relating to Brittany, or Bretagne, in France.

britonnoun (n.) A native of Great Britain.
 adjective (a.) British.

burtonnoun (n.) A peculiar tackle, formed of two or more blocks, or pulleys, the weight being suspended to a hook block in the bight of the running part.

buttonnoun (n.) A knob; a small ball; a small, roundish mass.
 noun (n.) A catch, of various forms and materials, used to fasten together the different parts of dress, by being attached to one part, and passing through a slit, called a buttonhole, in the other; -- used also for ornament.
 noun (n.) A bud; a germ of a plant.
 noun (n.) A piece of wood or metal, usually flat and elongated, turning on a nail or screw, to fasten something, as a door.
 noun (n.) A globule of metal remaining on an assay cupel or in a crucible, after fusion.
 noun (n.) To fasten with a button or buttons; to inclose or make secure with buttons; -- often followed by up.
 noun (n.) To dress or clothe.
 verb (v. i.) To be fastened by a button or buttons; as, the coat will not button.
  () Alt. of evil

cantonnoun (n.) A song or canto
 noun (n.) A small portion; a division; a compartment.
 noun (n.) A small community or clan.
 noun (n.) A small territorial district; esp. one of the twenty-two independent states which form the Swiss federal republic; in France, a subdivision of an arrondissement. See Arrondissement.
 noun (n.) A division of a shield occupying one third part of the chief, usually on the dexter side, formed by a perpendicular line from the top of the shield, meeting a horizontal line from the side.
 verb (v. i.) To divide into small parts or districts; to mark off or separate, as a distinct portion or division.
 verb (v. i.) To allot separate quarters to, as to different parts or divisions of an army or body of troops.

cartonnoun (n.) Pasteboard for paper boxes; also, a pasteboard box.

caxtonnoun (n.) Any book printed by William Caxton, the first English printer.

chitonnoun (n.) An under garment among the ancient Greeks, nearly representing the modern shirt.
 noun (n.) One of a group of gastropod mollusks, with a shell composed of eight movable dorsal plates. See Polyplacophora.

cottonnoun (n.) A soft, downy substance, resembling fine wool, consisting of the unicellular twisted hairs which grow on the seeds of the cotton plant. Long-staple cotton has a fiber sometimes almost two inches long; short-staple, from two thirds of an inch to an inch and a half.
 noun (n.) The cotton plant. See Cotten plant, below.
 noun (n.) Cloth made of cotton.
 verb (v. i.) To rise with a regular nap, as cloth does.
 verb (v. i.) To go on prosperously; to succeed.
 verb (v. i.) To unite; to agree; to make friends; -- usually followed by with.
 verb (v. i.) To take a liking to; to stick to one as cotton; -- used with to.

crotonnoun (n.) A genus of euphorbiaceous plants belonging to tropical countries.

croutonnoun (n.) Bread cut in various forms, and fried lightly in butter or oil, to garnish hashes, etc.

dermoskeletonnoun (n.) See Exoskeleton.

emplectonnoun (n.) A kind of masonry in which the outer faces of the wall are ashlar, the space between being filled with broken stone and mortar. Cross layers of stone are interlaid as binders.

endoskeletonnoun (n.) The bony, cartilaginous, or other internal framework of an animal, as distinguished from the exoskeleton.

exoskeletonnoun (n.) The hardened parts of the external integument of an animal, including hair, feathers, nails, horns, scales, etc.,as well as the armor of armadillos and many reptiles, and the shells or hardened integument of numerous invertebrates; external skeleton; dermoskeleton.

feuilletonnoun (n.) A part of a French newspaper (usually the bottom of the page), devoted to light literature, criticism, etc.; also, the article or tale itself, thus printed.

frontonnoun (n.) Same as Frontal, 2.

gluttonnoun (n.) One who eats voraciously, or to excess; a gormandizer.
 noun (n.) Fig.: One who gluts himself.
 noun (n.) A carnivorous mammal (Gulo luscus), of the family Mustelidae, about the size of a large badger. It was formerly believed to be inordinately voracious, whence the name; the wolverene. It is a native of the northern parts of America, Europe, and Asia.
 adjective (a.) Gluttonous; greedy; gormandizing.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To glut; to eat voraciously.

hacquetonnoun (n.) Same as Acton.

haketonnoun (n.) Same as Acton.

homoioptotonnoun (n.) A figure in which the several parts of a sentence end with the same case, or inflection generally.

indobritonnoun (n.) A person born in India, of mixed Indian and British blood; a half-caste.

jettonnoun (n.) A metal counter used in playing cards.

karyomitonnoun (n.) The reticular network of fine fibers, of which the nucleus of a cell is in part composed; -- in opposition to kytomiton, or the network in the body of the cell.

kingstonnoun (n.) Alt. of Kingstone

kytomitonnoun (n.) See Karyomiton.

kryptonnoun (n.) An inert gaseous element of the argon group, occurring in air to the extent of about one volume in a million. It was discovered by Ramsay and Travers in 1898. Liquefying point, -- 152 C.; symbol, Kr; atomic weight, 83.0.

megaphytonnoun (n.) An extinct genus of tree ferns with large, two-ranked leaves, or fronds.

melocotonnoun (n.) Alt. of Melocotoon

meltonnoun (n.) A kind of stout woolen cloth with unfinished face and without raised nap. A commoner variety has a cotton warp.

montonnoun (n.) A heap of ore; a mass undergoing the process of amalgamation.

motonnoun (n.) A small plate covering the armpit in armor of the 14th century and later.

muttonnoun (n.) A sheep.
 noun (n.) The flesh of a sheep.
 noun (n.) A loose woman; a prostitute.

mirlitonnoun (n.) A kind of musical toy into which one sings, hums, or speaks, producing a coarse, reedy sound.

neuroskeletonnoun (n.) The deep-seated parts of the vertebrate skeleton which are relation with the nervous axis and locomation.

pantonnoun (n.) A horseshoe to correct a narrow, hoofbound heel.

phaetonnoun (n.) A four-wheeled carriage (with or without a top), open, or having no side pieces, in front of the seat. It is drawn by one or two horses.
 noun (n.) See Phaethon.
 noun (n.) A handsome American butterfly (Euphydryas, / Melitaea, Phaeton). The upper side of the wings is black, with orange-red spots and marginal crescents, and several rows of cream-colored spots; -- called also Baltimore.

phlogistonnoun (n.) The hypothetical principle of fire, or inflammability, regarded by Stahl as a chemical element.

phytonnoun (n.) One of the parts which by their repetition make up a flowering plant, each being a single joint of a stem with its leaf or leaves; a phytomer.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH PATON (According to first letters):


Rhyming Words According to First 4 Letters (pato) - Words That Begins with pato:


patoisnoun (n.) A dialect peculiar to the illiterate classes; a provincial form of speech.

patollinoun (n.) An American Indian game analogous to dice, probably originally a method of divination.


Rhyming Words According to First 3 Letters (pat) - Words That Begins with pat:


pattingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Pat

patnoun (n.) A light, quik blow or stroke with the fingers or hand; a tap.
 noun (n.) A small mass, as of butter, shaped by pats.
 adjective (a.) Exactly suitable; fit; convenient; timely.
 verb (v. t.) To strike gently with the fingers or hand; to stroke lightly; to tap; as, to pat a dog.
 adverb (adv.) In a pat manner.

patacanoun (n.) The Spanish dollar; -- called also patacoon.

patachenoun (n.) A tender to a fleet, formerly used for conveying men, orders, or treasure.

patacoonnoun (n.) See Pataca.

patagiumnoun (n.) In bats, an expansion of the integument uniting the fore limb with the body and extending between the elongated fingers to form the wing; in birds, the similar fold of integument uniting the fore limb with the body.
 noun (n.) One of a pair of small vesicular organs situated at the bases of the anterior wings of lepidopterous insects. See Illust. of Butterfly.

patagoniannoun (n.) A native of Patagonia.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Patagonia.

patamarnoun (n.) A vessel resembling a grab, used in the coasting trade of Bombay and Ceylon.

patasnoun (n.) A West African long-tailed monkey (Cercopithecus ruber); the red monkey.

patavinitynoun (n.) The use of local or provincial words, as in the peculiar style or diction of Livy, the Roman historian; -- so called from Patavium, now Padua, the place of Livy's nativity.

patchnoun (n.) A piece of cloth, or other suitable material, sewed or otherwise fixed upon a garment to repair or strengthen it, esp. upon an old garment to cover a hole.
 noun (n.) A small piece of anything used to repair a breach; as, a patch on a kettle, a roof, etc.
 noun (n.) A small piece of black silk stuck on the face, or neck, to hide a defect, or to heighten beauty.
 noun (n.) A piece of greased cloth or leather used as wrapping for a rifle ball, to make it fit the bore.
 noun (n.) Fig.: Anything regarded as a patch; a small piece of ground; a tract; a plot; as, scattered patches of trees or growing corn.
 noun (n.) A block on the muzzle of a gun, to do away with the effect of dispart, in sighting.
 noun (n.) A paltry fellow; a rogue; a ninny; a fool.
 verb (v. t.) To mend by sewing on a piece or pieces of cloth, leather, or the like; as, to patch a coat.
 verb (v. t.) To mend with pieces; to repair with pieces festened on; to repair clumsily; as, to patch the roof of a house.
 verb (v. t.) To adorn, as the face, with a patch or patches.
 verb (v. t.) To make of pieces or patches; to repair as with patches; to arrange in a hasty or clumsy manner; -- generally with up; as, to patch up a truce.

patchingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Patch

patchernoun (n.) One who patches or botches.

patcherynoun (n.) Botchery; covering of defects; bungling; hypocrisy.

patchoulinoun (n.) Alt. of Patchouly

patchoulynoun (n.) A mintlike plant (Pogostemon Patchouli) of the East Indies, yielding an essential oil from which a highly valued perfume is made.
 noun (n.) The perfume made from this plant.

patchworknoun (n.) Work composed of pieces sewed together, esp. pieces of various colors and figures; hence, anything put together of incongruous or ill-adapted parts; something irregularly clumsily composed; a thing putched up.

patchyadjective (a.) Full of, or covered with, patches; abounding in patches.

patenoun (n.) A pie. See Patty.
 noun (n.) A kind of platform with a parapet, usually of an oval form, and generally erected in marshy grounds to cover a gate of a fortified place.
 noun (n.) The head of a person; the top, or crown, of the head.
 noun (n.) The skin of a calf's head.
 adjective (a.) See Patte.

patedadjective (a.) Having a pate; -- used only in composition; as, long-pated; shallow-pated.

pateenoun (n.) See Pattee.

patefactionnoun (n.) The act of opening, disclosing, or manifesting; open declaration.

patelanoun (n.) A large flat-bottomed trading boat peculiar to the river Ganges; -- called also puteli.

patellanoun (n.) A small dish, pan, or vase.
 noun (n.) The kneepan; the cap of the knee.
 noun (n.) A genus of marine gastropods, including many species of limpets. The shell has the form of a flattened cone. The common European limpet (Patella vulgata) is largely used for food.
 noun (n.) A kind of apothecium in lichens, which is orbicular, flat, and sessile, and has a special rim not a part of the thallus.

patellaradjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the patella, or kneepan.

patelliformadjective (a.) Having the form of a patella.
 adjective (a.) Resembling a limpet of the genus Patella.

patellulanoun (n.) A cuplike sucker on the feet of certain insects.

patennoun (n.) A plate.
 noun (n.) The place on which the consecrated bread is placed in the Eucharist, or on which the host is placed during the Mass. It is usually small, and formed as to fit the chalice, or cup, as a cover.

patenanoun (n.) A paten.
 noun (n.) A grassy expanse in the hill region of Ceylon.

patencynoun (n.) The condition of being open, enlarged, or spread.
 noun (n.) The state of being patent or evident.

patentadjective (a.) Open; expanded; evident; apparent; unconcealed; manifest; public; conspicuous.
 adjective (a.) Open to public perusal; -- said of a document conferring some right or privilege; as, letters patent. See Letters patent, under 3d Letter.
 adjective (a.) Appropriated or protected by letters patent; secured by official authority to the exclusive possession, control, and disposal of some person or party; patented; as, a patent right; patent medicines.
 adjective (a.) Spreading; forming a nearly right angle with the steam or branch; as, a patent leaf.
 adjective (a.) A letter patent, or letters patent; an official document, issued by a sovereign power, conferring a right or privilege on some person or party.
 adjective (a.) A writing securing to an invention.
 adjective (a.) A document making a grant and conveyance of public lands.
 adjective (a.) The right or privilege conferred by such a document; hence, figuratively, a right, privilege, or license of the nature of a patent.
 verb (v. t.) To grant by patent; to make the subject of a patent; to secure or protect by patent; as, to patent an invention; to patent public lands.

patentingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Patent

patentableadjective (a.) Suitable to be patented; capable of being patented.

patenteenoun (n.) One to whom a grant is made, or a privilege secured, by patent.

pateranoun (n.) A saucerlike vessel of earthenware or metal, used by the Greeks and Romans in libations and sacrificies.
 noun (n.) A circular ornament, resembling a dish, often worked in relief on friezes, and the like.

patereronoun (n.) See Pederero.

paterfamiliasnoun (n.) The head of a family; in a large sense, the proprietor of an estate; one who is his own master.

paternaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a father; fatherly; showing the disposition of a father; guiding or instructing as a father; as, paternal care.
 adjective (a.) Received or derived from a father; hereditary; as, a paternal estate.

paternalismnoun (n.) The theory or practice of paternal government. See Paternal government, under Paternal.

paternitynoun (n.) The relation of a father to his child; fathership; fatherhood; family headship; as, the divine paternity.
 noun (n.) Derivation or descent from a father; male parentage; as, the paternity of a child.
 noun (n.) Origin; authorship.

paternosternoun (n.) The Lord's prayer, so called from the first two words of the Latin version.
 noun (n.) A beadlike ornament in moldings.
 noun (n.) A line with a row of hooks and bead/shaped sinkers.
 noun (n.) An elevator of an inclined endless traveling chain or belt bearing buckets or shelves which ascend on one side loaded, and empty themselves at the top.

pathnoun (n.) A trodden way; a footway.
 noun (n.) A way, course, or track, in which anything moves or has moved; route; passage; an established way; as, the path of a meteor, of a caravan, of a storm, of a pestilence. Also used figuratively, of a course of life or action.
 verb (v. t.) To make a path in, or on (something), or for (some one).
 verb (v. i.) To walk or go.

pathingnoun (pr.p. & vb. n.) of Path

pathematicadjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, emotion or suffering.

patheticadjective (a.) Expressing or showing anger; passionate.
 adjective (a.) Affecting or moving the tender emotions, esp. pity or grief; full of pathos; as, a pathetic song or story.

patheticaladjective (a.) Pathetic.

pathetismnoun (n.) See Mesmerism.

pathfindernoun (n.) One who discovers a way or path; one who explores untraversed regions.

pathicnoun (n.) A male who submits to the crime against nature; a catamite.
 adjective (a.) Passive; suffering.

pathlessadjective (a.) Having no beaten path or way; untrodden; impenetrable; as, pathless woods.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH PATON:

English Words which starts with 'pa' and ends with 'on':

pabulationnoun (n.) The act of feeding, or providing food.
 noun (n.) Food; fodder; pabulum.

pacationnoun (n.) The act of pacifying; a peacemaking.

pacificationnoun (n.) The act or process of pacifying, or of making peace between parties at variance; reconciliation.

pactionnoun (n.) An agreement; a compact; a bargain.

padelionnoun (n.) A plant with pedately lobed leaves; the lady's mantle.

pademelonnoun (n.) See Wallaby.

paeonnoun (n.) A foot of four syllables, one long and three short, admitting of four combinations, according to the place of the long syllable.

paginationnoun (n.) The act or process of paging a book; also, the characters used in numbering the pages; page number.

palificationnoun (n.) The act or practice of driving piles or posts into the ground to make it firm.

palliationnoun (n.) The act of palliating, or state of being palliated; extenuation; excuse; as, the palliation of faults, offenses, vices.
 noun (n.) Mitigation; alleviation, as of a disease.
 noun (n.) That which cloaks or covers; disguise; also, the state of being covered or disguised.

palpationnoun (n.) Act of touching or feeling.
 noun (n.) Examination of a patient by touch.

palpitationnoun (n.) A rapid pulsation; a throbbing; esp., an abnormal, rapid beating of the heart as when excited by violent exertion, strong emotion, or by disease.

pandiculationnoun (n.) A stretching and stiffening of the trunk and extremities, as when fatigued and drowsy.

panelationnoun (n.) The act of impaneling a jury.

panificationnoun (n.) The act or process of making bread.

panopticonnoun (n.) A prison so contructed that the inspector can see each of the prisoners at all times, without being seen.
 noun (n.) A room for the exhibition of novelties.

panpharmaconnoun (n.) A medicine for all diseases; a panacea.

panshonnoun (n.) An earthen vessel wider at the top than at the bottom, -- used for holding milk and for various other purposes.

pantaloonnoun (n.) A ridiculous character, or an old dotard, in the Italian comedy; also, a buffoon in pantomimes.
 noun (n.) A bifurcated garment for a man, covering the body from the waist downwards, and consisting of breeches and stockings in one.
 noun (n.) In recent times, same as Trousers.

pantechniconnoun (n.) A depository or place where all sorts of manufactured articles are collected for sale.

pantheonnoun (n.) A temple dedicated to all the gods; especially, the building so called at Rome.
 noun (n.) The collective gods of a people, or a work treating of them; as, a divinity of the Greek pantheon.

papionnoun (n.) A West African baboon (Cynocephalus sphinx), allied to the chacma. Its color is generally chestnut, varying in tint.

paragonnoun (n.) A companion; a match; an equal.
 noun (n.) Emulation; rivalry; competition.
 noun (n.) A model or pattern; a pattern of excellence or perfection; as, a paragon of beauty or eloquence.
 noun (n.) A size of type between great primer and double pica. See the Note under Type.
 verb (v. t.) To compare; to parallel; to put in rivalry or emulation with.
 verb (v. t.) To compare with; to equal; to rival.
 verb (v. t.) To serve as a model for; to surpass.
 verb (v. i.) To be equal; to hold comparison.

paralipomenonnoun (n. pl.) A title given in the Douay Bible to the Books of Chronicles.

parallelopipedonnoun (n.) A parallelopiped.

paralyzationnoun (n.) The act or process of paralyzing, or the state of being paralyzed.

parelconnoun (n.) The addition of a syllable or particle to the end of a pronoun, verb, or adverb.

parentationnoun (n.) Something done or said in honor of the dead; obsequies.

parergonnoun (n.) See Parergy.

parhelionnoun (n.) A mock sun appearing in the form of a bright light, sometimes near the sun, and tinged with colors like the rainbow, and sometimes opposite to the sun. The latter is usually called an anthelion. Often several mock suns appear at the same time. Cf. Paraselene.

paroophoronnoun (n.) A small mass of tubules near the ovary in some animals, and corresponding with the parepididymis of the male.

parsonnoun (n.) A person who represents a parish in its ecclesiastical and corporate capacities; hence, the rector or incumbent of a parochial church, who has full possession of all the rights thereof, with the cure of souls.
 noun (n.) Any clergyman having ecclesiastical preferment; one who is in orders, or is licensed to preach; a preacher.

parthenonnoun (n.) A celebrated marble temple of Athene, on the Acropolis at Athens. It was of the pure Doric order, and has had an important influence on art.

participationnoun (n.) The act or state of participating, or sharing in common with others; as, a participation in joy or sorrows.
 noun (n.) Distribution; division into shares.
 noun (n.) community; fellowship; association.

particularizationnoun (n.) The act of particularizing.

parturitionnoun (n.) The act of bringing forth, or being delivered of, young; the act of giving birth; delivery; childbirth.
 noun (n.) That which is brought forth; a birth.

passionnoun (n.) A suffering or enduring of imposed or inflicted pain; any suffering or distress (as, a cardiac passion); specifically, the suffering of Christ between the time of the last supper and his death, esp. in the garden upon the cross.
 noun (n.) The state of being acted upon; subjection to an external agent or influence; a passive condition; -- opposed to action.
 noun (n.) Capacity of being affected by external agents; susceptibility of impressions from external agents.
 noun (n.) The state of the mind when it is powerfully acted upon and influenced by something external to itself; the state of any particular faculty which, under such conditions, becomes extremely sensitive or uncontrollably excited; any emotion or sentiment (specifically, love or anger) in a state of abnormal or controlling activity; an extreme or inordinate desire; also, the capacity or susceptibility of being so affected; as, to be in a passion; the passions of love, hate, jealously, wrath, ambition, avarice, fear, etc.; a passion for war, or for drink; an orator should have passion as well as rhetorical skill.
 noun (n.) Disorder of the mind; madness.
 noun (n.) Passion week. See Passion week, below.
 verb (v. t.) To give a passionate character to.
 verb (v. i.) To suffer pain or sorrow; to experience a passion; to be extremely agitated.

pasteurizationnoun (n.) A process devised by Pasteur for preventing or checking fermentation in fluids, such as wines, milk, etc., by exposure to a temperature of 140 F., thus destroying the vitality of the contained germs or ferments.

patrocinationnoun (n.) The act of patrocinating or patronizing.

patronnoun (n.) One who protects, supports, or countenances; a defender.
 noun (n.) A master who had freed his slave, but still retained some paternal rights over him.
 noun (n.) A man of distinction under whose protection another person placed himself.
 noun (n.) An advocate or pleader.
 noun (n.) One who encourages or helps a person, a cause, or a work; a furtherer; a promoter; as, a patron of art.
 noun (n.) One who has gift and disposition of a benefice.
 noun (n.) A guardian saint. -- called also patron saint.
 noun (n.) See Padrone, 2.
 adjective (a.) Doing the duty of a patron; giving aid or protection; tutelary.
 verb (v. t.) To be a patron of; to patronize; to favor.

patronizationnoun (n.) The act of patronizing; patronage; support.

patroonnoun (n.) One of the proprietors of certain tracts of land with manorial privileges and right of entail, under the old Dutch governments of New York and New Jersey.

pauldronnoun (n.) A piece of armor covering the shoulder at the junction of the body piece and arm piece.

pauperizationnoun (n.) The act or process of reducing to pauperism.

pavilionnoun (n.) A temporary movable habitation; a large tent; a marquee; esp., a tent raised on posts.
 noun (n.) A single body or mass of building, contained within simple walls and a single roof, whether insulated, as in the park or garden of a larger edifice, or united with other parts, and forming an angle or central feature of a large pile.
 noun (n.) A flag, colors, ensign, or banner.
 noun (n.) Same as Tent (Her.)
 noun (n.) That part of a brilliant which lies between the girdle and collet. See Illust. of Brilliant.
 noun (n.) The auricle of the ear; also, the fimbriated extremity of the Fallopian tube.
 noun (n.) A covering; a canopy; figuratively, the sky.
 verb (v. t.) To furnish or cover with, or shelter in, a tent or tents.

pavonnoun (n.) A small triangular flag, esp. one attached to a knight's lance; a pennon.

paillonnoun (n.) A thin leaf of metal, as for use in gilding or enameling, or to show through a translucent medium.