Associations to the word «Palate»


PALATE, noun. (anatomy) The roof of the mouth; the uraniscus.
PALATE, noun. The sense of taste.
PALATE, noun. (figuratively) relish; taste; liking (from the mistaken notion that the palate is the organ of taste)
PALATE, noun. (figuratively) Mental relish; intellectual taste.
PALATE, noun. (botany) A projection in the throat of such flowers as the snapdragon.
PALATE, verb. (nonstandard) To relish; to find palatable.
PALATE EXPANDER, noun. Palatal expander

Dictionary definition

PALATE, noun. The upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities.

Wise words

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