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saporific

[ sap-uh-rif-ik ]
/ ˌsæp əˈrɪf ɪk /
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adjective

producing or imparting flavor or taste.

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Origin of saporific

1695–1705; <New Latin sapōrificus, equivalent to Latin sapōr-, stem of saporsavor + -i--i- + -ficus-fic

OTHER WORDS FROM saporific

non·sap·o·rif·ic, adjective
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