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



(especially US English savory) noun
BrE BrE//ˈseɪvəri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈseɪvəri//
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[usually plural] (pl. savouries) a small amount of a food with a salty taste, not a sweet one, often served at a party, etc. Word OriginMiddle English (in the sense ‘pleasing to the sense of taste or smell’): from Old French savoure ‘tasty, fragrant’, based on Latin sapor ‘taste’.

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