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palate




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palate
     1. n. (anatomy) The roof of the mouth; the uraniscus.
     2. n. The sense of taste.
     3. n. (figuratively) relish; taste; liking (from the mistaken notion that the palate is the organ of taste)
     4. n. (figuratively) Mental relish; intellectual taste.
     5. n. (botany) A projection in the throat of such flowers as the snapdragon.
     6. v. (nonstandard) To relish; to find palatable.

Example Sentences

To the palate, well, if they didn't quite dazzle, they didn't distress, either. 
Stale cookies to a fastidious Italian palate
A curate is taking legal action to force police to investigate a late abortion on a woman who did not want to have a baby with a cleft palate
However, some of the combinations, as well as the starring roles given to forgotten herbs and lesser spices, indicated an inquiring mind and palate


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