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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. taking a small amount into the mouth to test its quality;
- Example: "cooking was fine but it was the savoring that he enjoyed most"
[syn: tasting, savoring, savouring, relishing, degustation]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Degustation \Deg`us*ta"tion\, n. [L. degustatio: cf. F. d['e]gustation.] (Physiol.) Tasting; the appreciation of sapid qualities by the taste organs. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

degustation n 1: taking a small amount into the mouth to test its quality; "cooking was fine but it was the savoring that he enjoyed most" [syn: tasting, savoring, savouring, relishing, degustation]