gustation

noun
gus·​ta·​tion | \ˌgə-ˈstā-shən \

Definition of gustation 

: the act or sensation of tasting

First Known Use of gustation

1599, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gustation

Latin gustation-, gustatio, from gustare

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gustation

noun
gus·​ta·​tion | \ˌgəs-ˈtā-shən \

Medical Definition of gustation 

: the act or sensation of tasting

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