Flavor Definition

flāvər
flavored, flavoring, flavors
noun
flavors
That quality of a substance that is a mixing of its characteristic taste and smell.
Webster's New World
Taste in general.
A soup lacking flavor.
Webster's New World
A flavoring.
Contains no artificial flavors.
American Heritage
An odor; smell; aroma.
Webster's New World
The characteristic quality of something; distinctive nature.
The flavor of a small town.
Webster's New World
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verb
flavored, flavoring, flavors
To give flavor to.
Webster's New World

American standard spelling of flavour.

Wiktionary
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Origin of Flavor

  • Middle English flavour aroma from Old French flaor (perhaps influenced in form by Middle English savour taste, savor) from Vulgar Latin flātor from Latin flāre to blow bhlē- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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