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sapor

[ sey-per, -pawr ]
/ ˈseɪ pər, -pɔr /
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noun

the quality in a substance that affects the sense of taste; savor; flavor.

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Also British, sa·pour .

Origin of sapor

From Latin, dating back to 1470–80; see origin at savor
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British Dictionary definitions for sapor

sapor
/ (ˈseɪpɔː, -pə) /

noun

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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