Origin of saporClassical Latin from sapere, to taste: see sap
Sugar gives chocolate ice cream a sweet sapor.
Sapor is what creates the flavor of something.
An example of sapor is chocolate ice cream tasting sweet.
A quality perceptible to the sense of taste; flavor.
Origin of saporMiddle English from Latin from sapere to taste ; see sep- in Indo-European roots.
- sa′po·rif′ic sa′po·rous
Borrowed from Latin sapor (“taste, flavor").
- Accordingly when Sapor II.
- It was taken by Tigranes and destroyed by the Persian king Shapur (Sapor) I.
- It was heroically defended against Shapur (Sapor) II., who unsuccessfully besieged it thrice.
- He had already become master of the horse when in 383 he was sent by Theodosius (379-395) at the head of an embassy to the Persian king, Sapor III.
- As a writer he is chiefly known as the reputed author of a collection of martyrologies which cover the reigns of Sapor II., Yazdegerd I.