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savoury

[sey-vuh-ree] /ˈseɪ və ri/
adjective, savourier, savouriest, noun, plural savouries.
1.
savory1 .
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British Dictionary definitions for savouries

savoury

/ˈseɪvərɪ/
adjective
1.
attractive to the sense of taste or smell
2.
salty or spicy; not sweet: a savoury dish
3.
pleasant
4.
respectable
noun (pl) -vouries
5.
a savoury dish served as an hors d'oeuvre or dessert
Derived Forms
savourily, (US) savorily, adverb
savouriness, (US) savoriness, noun
Word Origin
C13 savure, from Old French savouré, from savourer to savour
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Word Origin and History for savouries

savoury

chiefly British English spelling of savory; also see -or.

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