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    #16
    I tend to follow Leroy Jethro Gibb's law abut apologizing. Mea culpa.

    David

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      #17
      Originally posted by davidecasteel View Post
      Doesn't "gustibus" refer to "taste" of ingested food, rather than the more general meaning of "desirability"?
      Not necessarily.

      gustus (4th declension masc. noun): originally a sip of water and later a taste of any food or drink and even later appetite (as desire for food) and later a craving, desire or liking for anything. The related Latin word appetitus also goes beyond food to a liking or desire for anything.

      Similarly, praegustus could mean a sample of food to come or an anticipation of anything (the same range of meaning exists for the Englsh word foretaste).

      Gustus was borrowed into French (
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      Johannus Opus 1100 (ca. 1990)

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        #18
        It seems to be an improvisation on a selfmade theme. Groet, Bert

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