Savory



adjective, savorier, savoriest.
1.
pleasant or agreeable in taste or smell:
a savory aroma.
2.
piquant:
a savory jelly.
3.
pleasing, attractive, or agreeable.
noun, plural savories.
4.
British. an aromatic, often spicy course or dish served either as an appetizer or as a dessert, as pickled fish or brandied fruit.
noun, plural savories.
1.
any of several aromatic herbs belonging to the genus Satureja, of the mint family, especially S. hortensis (summer savory) or S. montana (winter savory) having narrow leaves used in cookery.
noun (pl) -vories
1.
any of numerous aromatic plants of the genus Satureja, esp S. montana (winter savory) and S. hortensis (summer savory), of the Mediterranean region, having narrow leaves and white, pink, or purple flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates)
2.
the leaves of any of these plants, used as a potherb

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