HyperDic: gustation

English > 1 sense of the word gustation:
NOUNcognitiongustation, taste, sense of taste, gustatory modalitythe faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth
English > gustation: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth.
Synonymstaste, sense of taste, gustatory modality
Broaderexteroceptionsensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body
modality, sense modality, sensory systemA particular sense
Spanishgustación, gusto, sentido del gusto
Catalangust
Adjectivesgustatory, gustatorialof or relating to gustation

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