Etymology
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gustatory (adj.)

"of or pertaining to tasting," 1680s, from Latin gustatus "sense of taste; a taste" (noun use of past participle of gustare "to taste;" from PIE root *geus- "to taste; to choose") + -ory. Gustative is from 1610s.

updated on May 27, 2017

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Definitions of gustatory from WordNet

gustatory (adj.)
of or relating to gustation;
Synonyms: gustative / gustatorial
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