Definition of savour noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(especially US English savor) noun
BrE BrE//ˈseɪvə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈseɪvər//
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[usually singular] (formal or literary) a taste or smell, especially a pleasant one (figurative) For Emma, life had lost its savour. Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French, from Latin sapor, from sapere ‘to taste’.

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