HyperDic: palate

English > 1 sense of the word palate:
NOUNbodypalate, roof of the mouththe upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities
palate > pronunciation
Soundspae'laht; pae'liht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
acquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > palate: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities.
Synonymroof of the mouth
Part ofmouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, rima orisThe opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
Partshard palateThe bony part of the roof of the mouth
soft palate, velumA muscular flap that closes off the nasopharynx during swallowing or speaking
tastebud, taste bud, gustatory organAn oval sensory end organ on the surface of the tongue
BroadersurfaceThe extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
Spanishpaladar
Catalanpaladar
Adjectivespalatal, palatinerelating to or lying near the palate
palatoglossalrelating to the palate and tongue

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