Palate

Definition of Palate

Pal´ate
n.1.(Anat.) The roof of the mouth.
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.Mental relish; intellectual taste.
4.(Bot.) A projection in the throat of such flowers as the snapdragon.
v. t.1.To perceive by the taste.

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