Organoleptic Definition

ôrgə-nō-lĕptĭk, ôr-gănə-
Responsive to sensory stimuli.
Webster's New World
Affecting or involving an organ, esp. a sense organ.
Webster's New World
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.

Origin of Organoleptic

  • French organoleptique Greek organo- organo- Greek lēptikos receptive (from lēptos taken, seized) (from lambanein to take)

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

  • From French organoleptique, from organo- + Ancient Greek [script?] (lÄ“ptikos, “disposed to take"), from [script?] (lambanein, “to take")

    From Wiktionary

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