Meaning of “hard palate” in the English Dictionary

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"hard palate" in British English

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hard palatenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌhɑːd ˈpæl.ət/ us /ˌhɑːrd ˈpæl.ət/ specialized

the hard part that forms the top of the mouth, behind the front teeth


(Definition of “hard palate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)