pretaste

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pre- +‎ taste

Noun[edit]

pretaste (plural pretastes)

  1. A taste taken beforehand.
    • 2013, Maynard A. Amerine, ‎Rose Marie Pangborn, ‎Edward B. Roessler, Principles of Sensory Evaluation of Food (page 308)
      [] sodium chloride was discriminated significantly better after a pretaste of distilled water, hot bouillon, hot coffee (1% level), or tomato juice (5% level), than after milk, apple juice, or raw apple.