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degustation

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noun de·gus·ta·tion \ˌdē-ˌgəs-ˈtā-shən\

Definition of degustation

  1. :  the action or an instance of tasting especially in a series of small portions

de·gust play \di-ˈgəst, dē-\ transitive verb


Origin of degustation

French dégustation, from Latin degustation-, degustatio, from degustare to taste, from de- + gustare to taste — more at choose


First Known Use: circa 1656


Medical Dictionary

degustation

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noun de·gus·ta·tion \ˌdē-ˌgəs-ˈtā-shən, di-\

Medical Definition of degustation

  1. :  the action or an instance of tasting or savoring

  2. de·gust \di-ˈgəst\play transitive verb




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