verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of savor
Synonyms for savor
Related Words for savorousfragrant, spicy, wholesome, sweet, delectable, pungent, aromatic, luscious, tasty, tempting, appetizing, tangy, mellow, piquant, good, rich, dainty, relishing, balmy, dank
Examples from the Web for savorous
Historical Examples of savorous
Aristotle said that the most savorous cheese came from the chamois.The Complete Book of Cheese
Robert Carlton Brown
Her swallow of anything became large spoonfuls of rich blackness and the tenderness of savorous flesh.The Paliser case
Thereafter, on cushioned beds were repasts, long and savorous, eaten to the sound of crotal and of flute.
The weak-fish (Cynoscion nobilis) and numerous relatives rank first among those with tender, white, savorous flesh.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)
David Starr Jordan
mid-13c., from Old French savor "flavor, taste; sauce, seasoning; delight, pleasure," from Latin saporem (nominative sapor) "taste, flavor," related to sapere "to have a flavor" (see sapient).
c.1300, from Old French savorer "taste, breathe in; appreciate, care for," from Late Latin saporare, from Latin sapor (see savor (n.)). Related: Savored; savoring.