- affecting or involving an organ, esp. a sense organ
- responsive to sensory stimuli
Origin of organolepticFrench organoleptique ; from Classical Greek organon, organ + l?ptikos, disposed to accept ; from l?ptos, verbal of lambainein, to seize: see lemma
- Relating to perception by a sensory organ.
- Involving the use of sense organs: organoleptic tests.
Origin of organolepticFrench organoleptique : Greek organo-, organo- + Greek l&emacron;ptikos, receptive (from l&emacron;ptos, taken, seized, from lambanein, to take).
- Of or pertaining to the sensory properties of a particular food or chemical, the taste, colour, odour and feel.
- The organoleptic assessment of the wine showed that it was spoiled.
From French organoleptique, from organo- + Ancient Greek [script?] (lÄ“ptikos, “disposed to take"), from [script?] (lambanein, “to take")