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  • n. The palate or roof of the mouth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In anatomy, the roof, vault, or canopy of the mouth—that is, the palate. See cut under palate.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek οὐρανίσκος (ouranískos, "ceiling"). (Wiktionary)

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