savoury

[ sey-vuh-ree ]
/ ˈseɪ və ri /
Chiefly British

adjective, noun, more sa·vour·y or (Rare) sa·vour·i·er, most sa·vour·y or (Rare) sa·vour·i·est,plural sa·vour·ies.

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British Dictionary definitions for savoury

savoury

US savory

/ (ˈseɪvərɪ) /

adjective

attractive to the sense of taste or smell
salty or spicy; not sweeta savoury dish
pleasant
respectable

noun plural -vouries

a savoury dish served as an hors d'oeuvre or dessert

Derived forms of savoury

savourily or US savorily, adverbsavouriness or US savoriness, noun

Word Origin for savoury

C13 savure, from Old French savouré, from savourer to savour
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