Degust \De*gust"\, v. t. [L. degustare: cf. F. d['e]guster. See {Gust} to taste.] To taste. [Obs.] --Cockeram. [1913 Webster]

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  • degust — verb taste with relish degust this wonderful soup • Derivationally related forms: ↑degustation • Hypernyms: ↑sample, ↑try, ↑try out, ↑taste • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

  • degust — transitive verb see degustation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • degust — degustation /dee gu stay sheuhn/, n. /di gust /, v.t. to taste or savor carefully or appreciatively. Also, degustate /di gus tayt/. [1615 25; < L degustare to taste, try, equiv. to de DE + gustare to taste (gust(us) a tasting + are inf. suffix)]… …   Universalium

  • degust — verb a) To taste b) To savour See Also: degustation …   Wiktionary

  • degust — v. enjoy food; taste appreciatively; savour …   English contemporary dictionary

  • degust — de·gust …   English syllables

  • degust — de•gust [[t]dɪˈgʌst[/t]] v. t. to taste or savor carefully or appreciatively • Etymology: 1615–25; < L dēgustāre to taste, try =dē de +gustāre to taste de•gus•ta•tion ˌdi gʌˈsteɪ ʃən n …   From formal English to slang

  • degust — /diˈgʌst/ (say dee gust) verb (t) Rare to taste, especially in order to appreciate the flavour and quality; savour. {Latin dēgustāre} …   Australian English dictionary

  • degust —   v.t. taste, savour.    ♦ degustation, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • degustatory — degustˈatory adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑degust …   Useful english dictionary

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