Definition of taste bud noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


taste bud

BrE BrE//ˈteɪst bʌd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈteɪst bʌd//
[usually plural]
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one of the small structures on the tongue that allow you to recognize the flavours of food and drink
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: taste bud