1 part of the mouth
ADJ. hard | soft | cleft Their baby had an operation to repair a cleft palate.
2 sense of taste
ADJ. discerning, discriminating, sophisticated | jaded Here is a dish that will revive jaded palates.
VERB + PALATE have She has a discerning palate. | appeal to, suit This kind of food appeals to more sophisticated palates. | clean, cleanse Have an apple to cleanse your palate.