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Gustatory   Listen
adjective
Gustatory  adj.  Pertaining to, or subservient to, the sense of taste; as, the gustatory nerve which supplies the front of the tongue.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Gustatory" Quotes from Famous Books



... nature of language itself, that there must necessarily be as many modes of conveying our impressions to our fellow-creatures, as there are senses or modes of receiving impressions in them. Accordingly, there are five senses and five languages; to wit, the audible, the visible, the olfactory, the gustatory, and the sensitive. To the two first belong speech and literature. As illustrations of the third, or olfactory language, may be cited the presentation of a pinch of Prince's Mixture to a stranger, or a bottle ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, Complete • Various



Words linked to "Gustatory" :   gustation, gustatory cell, gustatory modality, taste, gustatory sensation, gustatory perception, gustatorial, gustatory organ, gustative



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