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Definition of Palate


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

Palate Quotations

There's a gender in your brain and a gender in your body. For 99 percent of people, those things are in alignment. For transgender people, they're mismatched. That's all it is. It's not complicated, it's not a neurosis. It's a mix-up. It's a birth defect, like a cleft palate.
Chaz Bono

I suppose your security is your success and your key to success is your fine palate.
Gordon Ramsay

My palate is simpler than it used to be. A young chef adds and adds and adds to the plate. As you get older, you start to take away.
Jacques Pepin

Going to Southeast Asia for the first time and tasting that spectrum of flavors - that certainly changed my whole palate, the kind of foods I crave. A lot of the dishes I used to love became boring to me.
Anthony Bourdain

I am prepared to believe that a dry martini slightly impairs the palate, but think what it does for the soul.
Alec Waugh
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Palate Translations

palate in German is Gaumen
palate in Swedish is gom

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