savoury

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Positive
savoury

Comparative
more savoury

Superlative
most savoury

  1. Savoury means "not sweet". Food that is savoury does not taste sweet. The savoury course of a meal may have meat or fish and vegetables. This may be followed by a sweet course (called "pudding" or "dessert").
  2. "Savour" can also mean the characteristic taste of something. It can also mean to enjoy something: "He savoured every moment of it".

Word history[change]

  1. The word comes from the Latin "sapere" which means: "to taste".