Variant of savory
- pleasing to the taste or smell; appetizing
- pleasant, agreeable, attractive, etc.
- morally acceptable; respectable
- salty or piquant; not sweet: a savory relish
Origin of savoryMiddle English savouri ; from Old French savouré, past participle of savourer, to taste ; from savour, savor
in England and Canada, a small, highly seasoned portion of food served at the end of a meal or as an appetizer
Brit. sp. savoury