"You canker blossom!" 3 Shakespearean Insults
mid-15c., from Middle French palatin (15c.) and directly from Medieval Latin palatinus "of the palace" (of the Caesars), from Latin palatium (see palace). Used in English to indicate quasi-royal authority. Reference to the Rhineland state is from c.1580.
palatine pal·a·tine (pāl'ə-tīn')
Of or relating to the palate.