Definitions For Palimpsest


  • A manuscript (usually written on papyrus or parchment) on which more than one text has been written with the earlier writing incompletely erased and still visible
  • A very old document on which the original writing has been erased and replaced with new writing
  • Something that has changed over time and shows evidence of that change

Is Palimpsest a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Palimpsest is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Palimpsest in a Sentence

  • The ancient city is an architectural palimpsest.

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