savory

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Etymology[change]

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

Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
savory

Comparative
more savory

Superlative
most savory

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

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