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English adjective: savory

1. savory morally wholesome or acceptable


SamplesA past that was scarcely savory.


Synonymssavoury


Antonymsunsavory, unsavoury, offensive

2. savory having an agreeably pungent taste


Synonymspiquant, savoury, spicy, zesty


Similartasty


Antonymstasteless

3. savory pleasing to the sense of taste


Synonymsmouth-watering, savoury


Similarappetising, appetizing


Antonymsunappetising, unappetizing


English noun: savory

1. savory (plant) any of several aromatic herbs or subshrubs of the genus Satureja having spikes of flowers attractive to bees


Broader (hypernym)herb, herbaceous plant


Narrower (hyponym)Satureia hortensis, Satureia montana, Satureja hortensis, Satureja montana, summer savory, winter savory


Member meronymgenus Satureia, genus Satureja, Satureia, Satureja

2. savory (plant) dwarf aromatic shrub of Mediterranean regions


SynonymsMicromeria juliana


Broader (hypernym)herb, herbaceous plant


Member meronymgenus Micromeria, Micromeria

3. savory (food) either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family


Synonymssavoury


Broader (hypernym)herb


Narrower (hyponym)summer savory, summer savoury, winter savory, winter savoury

4. savory (food) an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre


Synonymssavoury


Broader (hypernym)dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat









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