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palate

pal·ate

palate

pronunciation:
pae liht
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the roof of the mouth. The palate is made up of a bony front section and a soft back section.
definition 2: the sense of taste.
What food would please your palate?
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Are you looking for the word palette (a board for holding paints)? Palete and palette sound alike but have different meanings.
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