Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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  • noun anatomy The palate or roof of the mouth.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek οὐρανίσκος (ouranískos, "ceiling").

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