degustation


de·gus·ta·tion

noun \ˌdē-ˌgəs-ˈtā-shən\

Definition of DEGUSTATION

:  the action or an instance of tasting especially in a series of small portions
de·gust \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

de·gus·ta·tion

noun \ˌdē-ˌgəs-ˈtā-shən, di-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DEGUSTATION

: the action or an instance of tasting or savoring
de·gust \di-ˈgəst\ transitive verb

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