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savory

4 definitions found
 for savory
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Savory \Sa"vor*y\ (-[y^]), a. [From Savor.]
     Pleasing to the organs of taste or smell. [Written also
     savoury.]
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The chewing flocks
           Had ta'en their supper on the savory herb. --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Savory \Sa"vo*ry\ (s[=a]"v[-o]*r[y^]), n. [F. savor['e]e; cf.
     It. santoreggia, satureja, L. satureia,] (Bot.)
     An aromatic labiate plant ({Satureia hortensis), much used
     in cooking; -- also called summer savory. [Written also
     savoury.]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  savory
      adj 1: morally wholesome or acceptable; "a past that was
             scarcely savory" [syn: savory, savoury] [ant:
             offensive, unsavory, unsavoury]
      2: having an agreeably pungent taste [syn: piquant, savory,
         savoury, spicy, zesty]
      3: pleasing to the sense of taste [syn: mouth-watering,
         savory, savoury]
      n 1: any of several aromatic herbs or subshrubs of the genus
           Satureja having spikes of flowers attractive to bees
      2: dwarf aromatic shrub of Mediterranean regions [syn: savory,
         Micromeria juliana]
      3: either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family [syn:
         savory, savoury]
      4: an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as
         an hors d'oeuvre [syn: savory, savoury]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  95 Moby Thesaurus words for "savory":
     agreeable, ambrosia, ambrosial, appetizer, appetizing, aromatic,
     balmy, bonne bouche, cate, choice morsel, comestible, creditable,
     dainty, decent, decorous, delectable, delicacy, delicate,
     delicious, delightful, dessert, eatable, edible, esculent,
     essenced, exquisite, flavored, flavorful, flavorous, flavorsome,
     flavory, flowery, fragrant, fruity, good, good to eat,
     good-tasting, goody, gustable, gusty, honest, honorable,
     incense-breathing, innocent, juicy, kickshaw, kosher, likable,
     luscious, lush, manna, morsel, musky, nectar, nectareous,
     nectarous, nice, odorate, odoriferous, odorous, of gourmet quality,
     palatable, perfumed, perfumy, pleasing, proper, redolent,
     relishing, reputable, respectable, sapid, saporific, saporous,
     savorous, scented, scrumptious, seemly, spicy, starter, succulent,
     sweet, sweet-scented, sweet-smelling, tasteful, tasty, tempting,
     thuriferous, tidbit, titbit, toothsome, treat, upright, warner,
     wholesome, yummy