Savory

  • 1 Savory — or Savoury may refer to: * Savory (genus), herbs of the genus Satureja , particularly : ** Summer savory ( Satureja hortensis ), an annual herb ** Winter savory ( Satureja montana ), a perennial herb * Umami, a type of taste also known as savory… …

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  • 2 savory — savory1 [sā′vər ē] adj. savorier, savoriest [ME savouri < OFr savouré, pp. of savourer, to taste < savour, SAVOR] 1. pleasing to the taste or smell; appetizing 2. pleasant, agreeable, attractive, etc. 3. morally acceptable; respectable 4 …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 savory — Ⅰ. savory [1] ► NOUN ▪ an aromatic plant of the mint family, used as a herb in cookery. ORIGIN Latin satureia. Ⅱ. savory [2] (Brit. savoury) ► ADJECTIVE 1) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 Savory — Sa vor*y ( [y^]), a. [From {Savor}.] Pleasing to the organs of taste or smell. [Written also {savoury}.] [1913 Webster] The chewing flocks Had ta en their supper on the savory herb. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Savory — Sa vo*ry (s[=a] v[ o]*r[y^]), n. [F. savor[ e]e; cf. It. santoreggia, satureja, L. satureia,] (Bot.) An aromatic labiate plant ({Satureia hortensis}), much used in cooking; also called {summer savory}. [Written also {savoury}.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 savory — I adjective agreeable, ambrosiac, ambrosial, ambrosian, appetizing, conditus, delectable, delicious, delightful, flavor, flavored, flavorous, flavorsome, full bodied, full flavored, good, good tasting, gustable, gustative, likable, luscious,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 savory — (Brit.) sa·vor·y || seɪvrɪ adj. tasty, having a pleasant flavor; fragrant, having a pleasant odor; appetizing; agreeable, pleasant; spicy, piquant …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 8 savory — *palatable, appetizing, sapid, tasty, toothsome, flavorsome, relishing Antonyms: bland (to taste): acrid (in taste and smell) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 savory — [adj] pleasing, delicious in flavor agreeable, ambrosial, aperitive, appetizing, aromatic, dainty, decent, delectable, exquisite, fragrant, full flavored, good, luscious, mellow, mouthwatering, palatable, perfumed, piquant, pungent, redolent,… …

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  • 10 savory — savory1 savorily, adv. savoriness, n. /say veuh ree/, adj., savorier, savoriest, n., pl. savories. adj. 1. pleasant or agreeable in taste or smell: a savory aroma. 2. piquant: a savory jelly. 3 …

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  • 11 Savory — Dennis Savory Voller Name Dennis Savory Nation   …

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  • 12 savory — {{11}}savory (adj.) pleasing in taste or smell, early 13c., from O.Fr. savoure (Fr. savoré), pp. of savourer to taste (see SAVOR (Cf. savor)). {{12}}savory (n.) aromatic mint, late 14c., perhaps an alteration of O.E. sæþerie, which is ultimately… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 13 savory — I. adjective also savoury Date: 13th century having savor: as a. piquantly pleasant to the mind < a savory collection of essays > b. morally exemplary ; edifying < his reputation was anything but savory > c. pleasing to the sense of taste… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 savory — adjective 1) sweet or savory dishes Syn: salty, spicy, piquant, tangy Ant: sweet 2) a rich, savory aroma Syn: appetizing, mouthwatering, delicious, delectable …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 15 savory — 1. adjective a) Tasty, attractive to the palate. The fine restaurant presented an array of savory dishes; each was delicious. b) Salty or Non Sweet the mushrooms, meat, bread, rice, peanuts and potatoes were all good savory foods. 2. noun a) …

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  • 16 Savory — Recorded in several forms including Savarin, Severin, Savary, Savaric (France & Belgium), Savory, Savoury, Savary, Savery, de Savery, and others (English & Scottish) this is a surname of ultimately Germanic origins. It is said to derive from the… …

    Surnames reference

  • 17 savory — sa|vor|y1 [ seıvəri ] adjective 1. ) pleasant to smell or taste: a deliciously savory aroma 2. ) usually in negatives morally or socially good: one of the less savory areas of the city 3. ) MAINLY BRITISH tasting of salt or SPICES and not sweet… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 savory — noun an aromatic plant of the mint family, used as a culinary herb. [Satureja hortensis (summer savory) and S. montana (winter savory).] Origin ME: perh. from OE sætherie, or via OFr., from L. satureia …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19 savory — I sa•vor•y [[t]ˈseɪ və ri[/t]] adj. vor•i•er, vor•i•est, 1) pleasant or agreeable in taste or smell 2) piquant 3) pleasing, attractive, or agreeable 4) coo Chiefly Brit. a spicy or aromatic dish served as an appetizer or dessert Also, esp. brit …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 savory — I. /ˈseɪvəri / (say sayvuhree) noun (plural savories) any of the aromatic plants constituting the genus Satureja, especially S. hortensis (summer savory), a European herb used in cookery, or S. montana (winter savory). {Middle English saverey,… …

    Australian English dictionary