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Definition of Palate
Palate Pal"ate, n. [L. palatum: cf. F. palais, Of. also
1. (Anat.) The roof of the mouth.
Note: The fixed portion, or palate proper, supported by the
maxillary and palatine bones, is called the hard palate
to distinguish it from the membranous and muscular
curtain which separates the cavity of the mouth from
the pharynx and is called the soft palate, or velum.
2. Relish; taste; liking; -- a sense originating in the
mistaken notion that the palate is the organ of taste.
Hard task! to hit the palate of such guests. --Pope.
3. Fig.: Mental relish; intellectual taste. --T. Baker.
4. (Bot.) A projection in the throat of such flowers as the
Palate Pal"ate, v. t.
To perceive by the taste. [Obs.] --Shak.
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