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savoury

[sey-vuh-ree] /ˈseɪ və ri/
adjective, savourier, savouriest, noun, plural savouries.
1.
savory1 .
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Examples from the web for savoury
  • Garlic used in cookery loses much of its sting while adding piquancy to soups and savoury dishes.
  • It is eaten as a savoury dish, either on the side or as a main meal.
British Dictionary definitions for savoury

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 savoury

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

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