haut gout

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French haut goût, from haut (high), goût (taste).

Noun[edit]

haut gout (uncountable)

  1. (archaic) A slight taint of decay, particularly in wild game meat, that used to be considered desirable; approximately, gaminess.
  2. (dated) A strong, desirable flavor to be relished; piquancy.

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