Palate, Palette, and Pallet

What is the difference between palate, palette, and pallet?

Palate, Palette, and Pallet

The words palate, palette, and pallet sound similar, but their meanings are very different.
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The noun palate is the roof of the mouth in humans and other mammals. The flavor of a food (particularly beer or wine) is sometimes referred to as a palate (e.g., a fruity palate).



The noun palette is a flat board on which a painter arranges and mixes paints.



The noun palett is a flat wooden structure that supports goods. A palett is typically made of wood and designed to be lifted by forklift trucks.


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