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palate
  • noun
    The roof of the mouth, separating the cavities of the nose and the mouth in vertebrates. (Forty percent of head and neck cancers occur in the oral cavity, including the tongue, floor of the mouth, palate, lips and oropharynx.)
    A person's appreciation of taste and flavor, especially when sophisticated and discriminating. (a fine range of drink for sophisticated palates)

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