a person who tastes
, especially one skilled in distinguishing the qualities of liquors, tea, etc., by the taste
a container for taking samples or tasting
a wide shallow cup, usually metal, for holding wine to be tasted
, as by a professional taster.
a person employed or ordered to taste
the food and drink prepared for a king, dictator, etc., to ascertain the presence of poison.
a person able to taste
phenylthiourea or some other test substance.
Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English tastour Related forms