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1. Distinctive taste; savor: a flavor of smoke in bacon.
2. A distinctive yet intangible quality felt to be characteristic of a given thing: "What matters in literature ... is surely the idiosyncratic, the individual, the flavor or color of a particular human suffering" (Harold Bloom).
3. A flavoring: contains no artificial flavors.
4. Physics
a. Any of six types of quark (down, up, strange, charm, bottom, top), distinguished by generation, electric charge, and mass.
b. Any of six types of lepton (electron, electron neutrino, muon, muon neutrino, tauon, tau neutrino), distinguished by generation, electric charge, and mass.
5. Archaic Aroma; fragrance.
tr.v. fla·vored, fla·vor·ing, fla·vors
To give flavor to.

[Middle English flavour, aroma, from Old French flaor (perhaps influenced in form by Middle English savour, taste, savor), from Vulgar Latin *flātor, from Latin flāre, to blow; see bhlē- in Indo-European roots.]

fla′vor·er n.
fla′vor·less adj.
fla′vor·ous (-əs), fla′vor·some (-səm) adj.
fla′vor·y adj.
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There is likewise an undergrowth of aromatic shrubs, creepers, and clambering vines, that render the forests almost impenetrable; together with berries of various kinds, such as gooseberries, strawberries, raspberries, both red and yellow, very large and finely flavored whortleberries, cranberries, serviceberries, blackberries, currants, sloes, and wild and choke cherries.
"Mercy on us, Anne, you've flavored that cake with ANODYNE LINIMENT.
I shall always be pointed at as the girl who flavored a cake with anodyne liniment.
"The bugs and ants that I find here are the finest flavored in the world," declared the yellow hen, "and there are plenty of them.
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Those items are relegated to the bargain bin, but suppliers are still seeking out the right new flavors, rethinking their offerings and looking to provide contemporary consumers with flavored spirits that fit, while introducing new drinkers to their categories.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 10 November 2017: Whether it is to give a natural ingredient its taste back after it lost it in processing or to give a product a fantasy taste, which consists of tens of ingredients, a CNN report revealed that all food and beverage products are ultimately flavored. Flavor houses are types of laboratories where chemists recreate flavors chemically, whether through natural or unnatural ingredients to create natural and artificial flavors.
Zimmerman of Sapphire, "whether it means a macaroni and cheese flavored snack for an older generation or an updated version to appeal to younger shoppers, including ingredients like chia and quinoa, and/or a flavor profile like Sriracha."
Another vegetarian one-pot dish from Indonesia combines seasonal vegetables, such as cabbage, spinach, onions, corn, potatoes, and squash, with vegetable broth and is flavored with tamarind, cinnamon, bay leaf, garlic, and ginger.