Definition of de gustibus
: concerning taste I still detest the sound of him, but de gustibus — Jean Stafford —used elliptically for its full Latin original or its translation
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Origin and Etymology of de gustibus
Latin de gustibus (non est disputandum) there is no disputing concerning tastes
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