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gustatory

[ guhs-tuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˈgʌs təˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
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adjective
of or relating to taste or tasting.
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Origin of gustatory

1675–85; <Latin gustā(re) to taste + -tory1

OTHER WORDS FROM gustatory

gus·ta·to·ri·ly, adverbun·gus·ta·to·ry, adjective
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Medical definitions for gustatory

gustatory
[ gŭstə-tôr′ē ]

adj.
Of or relating to the sense of taste.
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