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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.
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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
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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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It is said the bridge was built by Roman prisoners of war captured after a battle with Sassanid King Shapur I the Great, who reigned over Persia 240-270 CE.
Tabari states the Union of Amro Alqeisand Sassanid imperial in Shapur I time and emphasizes that at the time of Shapur I, Amro Alqeis Amroibn Adyibn Rabiaibn Nasr, and the charge d'affaires of Shapuron Arab desert nomads died.
In the mid-third century it was on the list of Roman cities sacked by the Sassanian king, Shapur I, as he swept down the Euphrates.