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palate

美音:[´pælət ]点这儿播放单词美音发声
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n.[解]上腭,味觉,趣味

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palate为短语/超纲词汇

palate


/'pælət; `pælɪt/
n
1 roof of the mouth 腭
*the hard/soft palate, ie its front/back part 硬腭[软腭]. =>illus at throat 见throat插图.
2 (usu sing 通常作单数) sense of taste; ability to distinguish one taste from another 味觉; 品味的能力
*a refined palate 精于品味
* have a good palate for fine wine 善于品尝好酒.

palate


n
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Latin;Origin: palatum]
[C]
the roof (=top inside part) of your mouth
cleft palate, soft palate
[U and C]
the sense of taste, and especially your ability to enjoy or judge food
 It tasted very strange, at least to my untrained palate.
 a collection of dishes to tempt your palate