gustatory

[ guhs-tuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˈgʌs təˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /

adjective

of or relating to taste or tasting.

Origin of gustatory

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

Related forms

gus·ta·to·ri·ly, adverbun·gus·ta·to·ry, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for gustatory

Medicine definitions for gustatory

gustatory

[ gŭstə-tôr′ē ]

adj.

Of or relating to the sense of taste.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.