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supertaster

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Definition of supertaster in English:

noun

A person who has more taste buds than normal and is very sensitive to particular tastes.
Example sentences
  • There is a wide variation in flavour awareness in the population, from those with a constitution of iron to normal people, to gourmets and supertasters, and food sensitive people who are also supersmellers.
  • In comparisons to nontasters, supertasters tasted more sweetness in table sugar, more bitterness in foods and beverages such as black coffee, and more sourness in fruits.
  • She and her students discovered that some individuals, known as supertasters, are born with an unusually large number of taste buds.

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