English

Definition of cleft palate noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cleft palate

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌkleft ˈpælət//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkleft ˈpælət//
 
 
jump to other results
a condition in which somebody is born with the roof of their mouth split, making them unable to speak clearly
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cleft palate