Etymology
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gusto (n.)

1620s, "very common from the beginning of the 19th c." [OED], from Italian gusto "taste," from Latin gustus "a tasting," related to gustare "to taste, take a little of," from PIE *gus-tu-, suffixed form of root *geus- "to taste; to choose." English first borrowed the French form, guste "organ of taste; sense of taste" (mid-15c.), but this became obsolete.

updated on May 27, 2017

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Definitions of gusto from WordNet

gusto (n.)
vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment;
Synonyms: relish / zest / zestfulness
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