from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. of or pertaining to taste.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the sense of taste; gustatory.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to gustation


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  • Terroir extends beyond the gustative and into the olfactive, an important fact to remember when navigating among sensory menageries.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • Big Island Bees Ohi'a Lehua Honey opens up with hints of pineapple, Anjou pear skin and a touch of toasted marshmallow; gustative qualities that are well-suited to its crystalline texture.

    Ambrosial Delights of Varietal Honey

  • According to F&F Foods, the current manufacturer of Sen Sen®, the candy straddled olfactive and gustative categorization at its inception and “In keeping with its perfumery roots, it was on the market list for many years as a cosmetic.”

    Breath Perfumes

  • Violet pleasures exist in food and drink, though true gustative and olfactive creations are rare.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • When we close our eyes in gustative pleasure, the sense of hearing, smell, taste and touch are heightened.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • The gustative recognition is instant; every taste that John had described is inside these cookies; the small bits of chocolate, orange peel, traces of clove, fig paste, and hints of an espresso effect.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • As for Jacob, he had thrust his pitchfork into the ground, and had thrown himself down beside it, in thorough abandonment to the unprecedented pleasure of having five lozenges in his mouth at once, blinking meanwhile, and making inarticulate sounds of gustative content.

    Brother Jacob

  • Now that the overwhelmingly gustative holiday season is nearly upon us, thoughts of turkeys and sweet potatoes and other culinary delights begin to intrude upon our everyday cogitations.

    The Full Feed from

  • Radikon, Gravner, Primosic, Damijan, Il Carpino ... tutte le migliori degli ultimi millesimi (97, 98, 99) sovrappongono compendi olfattivi memorabili a progressioni gustative di un'essenzialità (a volte fin piattezza) spiazzante.

    CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes)

  • Food is definitely tying this trip around as I'm now anxiously awaiting every corner for a new gustative experience.

    Eric Demay


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