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organoleptic Syllabification: or·ga·no·lep·tic
Pronunciation: /ˌôrɡənōˈleptik/

Definition of organoleptic in English:


Acting on or involving the use of the sense organs.
Example sentences
  • Foodies will want to look elsewhere for recipes and guidance in matters organoleptic.
  • Sampling is targeted at providing products for organoleptic evaluations and conformance to specifications.
  • It does not have a list of tastes, temperatures and channels, but parts of the body affected and organoleptic qualities are included in the text.


Mid 19th century: from French organoleptique, from Greek organon 'organ' + lēptikos 'disposed to take' (from lambanein 'take').

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