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[mouth-waw-ter-ing, -wot-er-] /ˈmaʊθˌwɔ tər ɪŋ, -ˌwɒt ər-/

very appetizing in appearance, aroma, or description:
a mouth-watering dessert.

1822, from mouth (n.) + water (v.).


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