Variant of savor
- that quality of a thing which acts on the sense of taste or of smell
- a particular taste or smell
- characteristic quality; distinctive property
- perceptible trace; tinge
- power to excite interest, zest, etc.
- Archaic repute
Origin: Middle English from Old French savour from Classical Latin sapor, akin to sapere: see sap
- to have the particular taste, smell, or quality; smack (of)
- to show traces or signs (of): rudeness savoring of contempt
- to be the source of the flavor or scent of; season
- to taste or smell, esp. with relish
- to enjoy with appreciation; dwell on with delight
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