Definition of Palantype in US English:

Palantype

noun

  • A machine for typing in shorthand, now often used in transcribing speech to text for deaf people. [A trademark in the U.K.]

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in The Trade Marks Journal. Apparently from Palan- + type.

Pronunciation

Palantype

/ˈpaləntʌɪp/