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sa·por

 (sā′pər, -pôr′)
n.
A quality perceptible to the sense of taste; flavor.

[Middle English, from Latin, from sapere, to taste; see sep- in Indo-European roots.]

sa′po·rif′ic (sā′pə-rĭf′ĭk, săp′ə-), sa′po·rous (sā′pər-əs, săp′ər-) adj.

sapor

(ˈseɪpɔː; -pə)
n
rare the quality in a substance that is perceived by the sense of taste; flavour
[C15: from Latin: savour]
ˌsapoˈrific, ˈsaporous adj

sa•por

(ˈseɪ pər, -pɔr)

n.
taste; savor.
[1470–80; < Latin; see savor]
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sapor

noun
A distinctive property of a substance affecting the gustatory sense:
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The famous gentlemen of Asia and Europe have been of this strong type; Saladin, Sapor, the Cid, Julius Caesar, Scipio, Alexander, Pericles, and the lordliest personages.
Address : Fabryka Okien i Drzwi Sapor Splka z ograniczona odpowiedzialnoscia
At Amida in 359, Ammianus was amongst the defenders who held out against the Persian king Sapor II for seventy-three days.
Sur cet empereur connu pour pour avoir conclu la paix avec Sapor I en 244 et pour avoir fonde la ville de Philippopolis, voir C.
Sapor Rendall, Managing Director, Sapors Group/Sapors Modeling Agency
Cette religion assure le bonheur de chaque homme et celui de son empire : Constantin l'affirmait a Anullinus des 314, il le redit quelques annees plus tard au roi des rois de Perse Sapor : << Aussi, maintes graces soient rendues a Dieu, car par sa parfaite Providence toute l'humanite qui revere la divine loi, maintenant que la paix lui a ete rendue, se rejouit et exulte.