(1) Fortification consisting of a strong fence made of stakes driven into the ground
(2) Surround with a wall in order to fortify
palissade, from Old French, from Old Provençal palissada, from palissa, stake
rom Fr. palissade, from Prov. palissada, from palissa "a stake or paling," from Gallo-Romance *palicea, from L. palus "stake"
- A wall of wooden stakes, used as a defensive barrier
- A line of cliffs
- An even row of cells. eg: palisade mesophyll cells.