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painting a specific picture done by a painter. [3 definitions]
paint the town red (slang) to go on an uninhibited spree.
pair two like or corresponding items designed to be used together. [10 definitions]
pair-oar a racing shell having two rowers, each with a single oar.
paisa the smaller monetary unit of India, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Pakistan. (Cf. rupee, taka.)
paisano (Italian) a countryman; compatriot.
paisley a soft wool fabric that has an intricately detailed design of curved shapes, or the design itself. [3 definitions]
Paiute any member of a North American Indian people of the Uto-Aztecan group living in the southwestern United States. [2 definitions]
pajamas a set of loose-fitting jacket and pants worn for sleeping or lounging. [2 definitions]
Pakistan an Asian coastal country between India and Iran; Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
Pakistani a native or citizen of Pakistan, or a descendant thereof. [2 definitions]
pal (informal) a fairly close friend. [2 definitions]
palace the official residence of royalty or other head of state. [3 definitions]
Palace Museum a vast, walled complex of buildings in Beijing, China, formerly the Imperial Palace (1491-1911), now open to the public; Forbidden City.
Palace of Westminster the official name of the building where the British parliament meets; Houses of Parliament.
Palacio Nacional in Mexico, a national palace built in 1693 by the conquistador, Hernán Cortés. [2 definitions]
paladin one who fights heroically for a noble cause.
palanquin in East Asian countries, a boxlike passenger carriage transported by means of poles on the shoulders of several men.
palatable acceptable or pleasing to the sense of taste. [2 definitions]
palatal of or relating to the palate. [3 definitions]
palatalize to articulate (a nonpalatal sound) as a palatal.