HyperDic: savory

English > 7 senses of the word savory:
ADJECTIVEallsavory, savourymorally wholesome or acceptable
allsavory, piquant, savoury, zestyhaving an agreeably pungent taste
allsavory, mouth-watering, savourypleasing to the sense of taste
NOUNplantsavoryany of several aromatic herbs or subshrubs of the genus Satureja having spikes of flowers attractive to bees
plantsavory, Micromeria julianadwarf aromatic shrub of Mediterranean regions
foodsavory, savouryeither of two aromatic herbs of the mint family
foodsavory, savouryan aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre
savory > pronunciation
Soundssey'veriy
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
English > savory: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmorally wholesome or acceptable.
Example"a past that was scarcely savory"
Synonymsavoury
Oppositeunsavory, unsavoury, offensivemorally offensive
Spanishinofensivo
Catalaninofensiu
English > savory: 7 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving an agreeably pungent taste.
Synonymspiquant, savoury, zesty
Broadertastypleasing to the sense of taste
Spanishapetitoso, picante, sabroso
Catalanapetitós, picant, saborós
Nounssavorinesshaving an appetizing flavor
savoryan aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre
English > savory: 7 senses > adjective 3
Meaningpleasing to the sense of taste.
Synonymsmouth-watering, savoury
Broaderappetizing, appetisingappealing to or stimulating the appetite especially in appearance or aroma / aroma
Spanishagradable, apetitoso, sabroso
Catalanagradable, apetitós, saborós
Nounssavorinesshaving an appetizing flavor
savoryan aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre
English > savory: 7 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of several aromatic herbs or subshrubs of the genus Satureja having spikes of flowers attractive to bees.
Member ofSatureja, genus Satureja, Satureia, genus SatureiaSavory
Narrowersummer savory, Satureja hortensis, Satureia hortensisErect annual herb with oval leaves and pink flowers
winter savory, Satureja montana, Satureia montanaErect perennial subshrub having pink or white flowers and leathery leaves with a flavor of thyme
Broaderherb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem
Spanishajedrea
Catalansajolida
English > savory: 7 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningDwarf aromatic shrub of Mediterranean regions.
SynonymMicromeria juliana
Member ofMicromeria, genus Micromerialarge genus of fragrant chiefly Old World herbs
Broaderherb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem
English > savory: 7 senses > noun 3, food
MeaningEither of two aromatic herbs of the mint family.
Synonymsavoury
Narrowersummer savory, summer savouryherb with delicately flavored leaves with many uses
winter savory, winter savouryresinous leaves used in stews and stuffings and meat loaf
Broaderherbaromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
Spanishajedrea, jedrea, morquera, saborea
Catalansaborija, sajolida
English > savory: 7 senses > noun 4, food
MeaningAn aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre.
Synonymsavoury
Broaderdainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treatSomething considered choice to eat
Spanishtapa
Catalantapa
Adjectivessavorypleasing to the sense of taste
savoryhaving an agreeably pungent taste

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