gustation

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noun gus·ta·tion \ˌgəs-ˈtā-shən\

Definition of gustation

  1. :  the act or sensation of tasting

Origin and Etymology of gustation

Latin gustation-, gustatio, from gustare


First Known Use: 1599


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gustation

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noun gus·ta·tion \ˌgəs-ˈtā-shən\

Medical Definition of gustation

  1. :  the act or sensation of tasting


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