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  • An appropriate name for such an effect, in which two or more flavor compounds together give a completely different flavor sensation, is a "synosmic effect".

    --George Charalambous and Ira Katz, 1976, Phenolic, Sulfur, and Nitrogen Compounds in Food Flavors: a Symposium, p. 106

    May 27, 2011

  • And if the resulting flavour is so out-of-this-world deliciously yummy that it's a guilty pleasure, you could call it syncosmic.

    May 27, 2011

  • My cousin, the black sheep of the family, was caught up in a bit of an embezzlement imbroglio at work and had to emigrate to Australia to escape the wrath of the authorities. Now we refer to him as Sin-Oz-Mick.

    May 27, 2011