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Palate meaning

palate - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. The roof of the mouth.
  2. 2. Fig.: Mental relish; intellectual taste.
  3. 3. A projection in the throat of such flowers as the snapdragon.
  4. 4. To perceive by the taste.
  5. 5. Relish; taste; liking; - a sense originating in the mistaken notion that the palate is the organ of taste.
  6. 6. Roof of the mouth; taste.

palate - examples of usage

  1. Bribes for the Palate. - "England in the Days of Old", William Andrews.
  2. How vulgarly these common people lived might be gathered from the fact that on high- days and festivals they indulged in potato soup with slices of sausage in it, which made anyone with a delicate palate like Frau Asmussen's shudder to think of. - "The Song of Songs", Hermann Sudermann.
  3. There is a certain acid odour which native beer has that is particularly irritating to a dry palate. - "Witch-Doctors", Charles Beadle.
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