Meaning of “taste buds” in the English Dictionary

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"taste buds" in British English

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taste budsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈteɪst ˌbʌdz/ us /ˈteɪst ˌbʌdz/

a group of cells, found especially on the tongue, that allow different tastes to be recognized

(Definition of “taste buds” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)