PALATE By N., Sam M.S. - 1 noun. the roof of the mouth, containing an frontal bony portion and a rear fibro-muscular portion. PALATE: "Cleansing the palate in between samples at a wine tasting is imperative." Related Psychology Terms CEREBRAL CORTEX SOFT PALATE ADOLESCENCE (Theories) SPEECH DISORDERS VELUM OROPHARYNX AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION REACTION TIME (Response Latency) SWALLOWING HALLUCINATION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PALATE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/palate/ (accessed September 25, 2022).