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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

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

I want people to know their palate is a snowflake. We all like different things. Why should we all have the same taste in wines?
Gary Vaynerchuk

A workday lunch that lasts as long as a transcontinental flight is an impossibility for all but the most pliant and footloose of food tourists. To get in the game, you need a thick wallet, an adventurous palate, and a whole lot of time.
Graydon Carter
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Palate Translations

palate in German is Gaumen
palate in Swedish is gom
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