palate
Definition - The partly boney and partly fleshy roof of your mouth.






Etymology -
The word means "sail" or "curtain" in Latin.

Oxford English Dictionary -
The term's first citation is from 1382:
"Cleuede to the tonge of the soukende to his palet in thrist [ad palatum eius in siti]."
(Wyclif Lam. iv. 4 )



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