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savoury

[ sey-vuh-ree ]
/ 藞se瑟 v蓹 ri /
Chiefly British
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adjective, noun, more sa路vour路y or (Rare) sa路vour路i路er, most sa路vour路y or (Rare) sa路vour路i路est,plural sa路vour路ies.
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British Dictionary definitions for savoury

savoury

US savory

/ (藞se瑟v蓹r瑟) /

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 savour茅, from savourer to savour
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