Meaning of PALIMPSEST in English

[pa.limp.sest] n [L palimpsestus, fr. Gk palimpsestos scraped again, fr. palin + psen to rub, scrape; akin to Skt psati, babhasti he chews] (1825) 1: writing material (as a parchment or tablet) used one or more times after earlier writing has been erased

2: something having usu. diverse layers or aspects apparent beneath the surface

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