[ sey-per, -pawr ]
/ ˈseɪ pər, -pɔr /


the quality in a substance that affects the sense of taste; savor; flavor.
Also British, sa·pour.

Origin of sapor

From Latin, dating back to 1470–80; see origin at savor Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for sapor

/ (ˈseɪpɔː, -pə) /


rare the quality in a substance that is perceived by the sense of taste; flavour

Derived forms of sapor

saporific or saporous, adjective

Word Origin for sapor

C15: from Latin: savour
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