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