gustation

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Borrowed from Latin gustatio, gustationis.

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gustation (countable and uncountable, plural gustations)

  1. The act of tasting.
    • 1841, Robley Dunglison, Human Physiology, page 109
      The organ of gustation is not, therefore, restricted to the production of that sense, but participates in the sense of touch.
  2. The ability to taste flavors; the sense of taste.

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