Other spellings [change]
- savory (US)
- 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").
- "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]
- The word comes from the Latin "sapere" which means: "to taste".
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