degustation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n degustation taking a small amount into the mouth to test its quality "cooking was fine but it was the savoring that he enjoyed most"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Degustation (Physiol) Tasting; the appreciation of sapid qualities by the taste organs.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n degustation The act of tasting.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Degustation the act of tasting
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. degustatio,: cf. F. dégustation,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. de, down, and gustāre, to taste.

Usage

In literature:

Nor did he degustate, as was his daily wont, the supreme prose of the French masters.
"Visionaries" by James Huneker
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In news:

Education & Degustation at Westend Bistro D.C.
Chef de Cuisine Joe Palma of Westend Bistro believes in degustation served with education.
La Degustation, a Prague restaurant that serves only seven-course tasting menus, with no à la carte.
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