Definition of pregustator in US English:

pregustator

(also praegustator)

noun

rare, historical
  • Especially in ancient Rome: a person whose function is to taste food and drink before it is served.

Origin

Late 17th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin praegustātor from praegustāt-, past participial stem of praegustāre + -or.

Pronunciation

pregustator

/ˌpriːɡʌˈsteɪtə/