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Noun: tastebud  teyst-búd
  1. An oval sensory end organ on the surface of the tongue
    - taste bud, gustatory organ

Derived forms: taste buds, tastebuds

Type of: chemoreceptor

Part of: clapper [informal], epiglottis, glossa, lingua, palate, pharynx, roof of the mouth, throat, tongue

Encyclopedia: Tastebud