Origin of palindrome
Examples from the Web for palindrome
But no witch's palindrome for long can block the march of reason and of research.The Shakespearean Myth|Appleton Morgan
Here is a Palindrome that surrounds a figure of the sun in the mosaic pavement of Sa.
In this form the solution will depend on whether the number of letters in the palindrome be odd or even.Amusements in Mathematics|Henry Ernest Dudeney
Sir Henry Wood suggested that the method of the anagram or palindrome yielded very happy results.
I have seen it stated that the English language affords but one specimen of the palindrome, while the Latin and Greek have many.
British Dictionary definitions for palindrome
Word Origin for palindrome
Word Origin and History for palindrome
"line that reads the same backward and forward," 1620s, from Greek palindromos "a recurrence," literally "a running back," from palin "again, back" (from PIE root *kwel- "move round," with notion of "revolving; see cycle (n.)) + dromos "a running" (see dromedary). Related: Palindromic.