Etymology
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gustation (n.)

"act of tasting," 1590s, from Latin gustationem (nominative gustatio), noun of action from past-participle stem of gustare "to taste, partake of, enjoy" (from PIE root *geus- "to taste; to choose").

updated on March 08, 2019

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Definitions of gustation from WordNet

gustation (n.)
the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth;
Synonyms: taste / sense of taste / gustatory modality
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