Acting on or involving the use of the sense organs.
- 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').
For editors and proofreaders
Definition of organoleptic in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.