Gustation Definition

gŭ-stāshən
noun
The act or faculty of tasting.
American Heritage Medicine
The sense of taste.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
gustatory modalitysense of tastetaste

Other Word Forms of Gustation

Noun

Singular:
gustation
Plural:
gustations

Origin of Gustation

  • Latin gustātiō gustātiōn- an appetizer from gustātus past participle of gustāre to taste geus- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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