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a. Perceptible to the sense of taste; having flavor.
b. Having a strong pleasant flavor; savory.
2. Pleasing to the mind; engaging.

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

sa·pid′i·ty (să-pĭd′ĭ-tē, sə-) n.
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1. having a pleasant taste
2. agreeable or engaging
[C17: from Latin sapidus, from sapere to taste]
sapidity, ˈsapidness n
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(ˈsæp ɪd)

1. having flavor.
2. agreeable to the taste; palatable.
[1625–35; < Latin sapidus tasty]
sa•pid′i•ty, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sapid - full of flavor
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"
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They are sapid and have a spicy and refreshing taste, but are gelatinous and slightly sour.
There were two taste stimulation protocols, each lasting 5min: each sapid stimulus was presented twice under protocol 1 (60 s rest, 30 s stimulation, 90 s rest, 30-s stimulation, 90 s rest) and 4 times under protocol 2 (30 s rest, 15 s stimulation, 45 s rest, 15 s stimulation, 45 s rest).
(52) In the descriptions that survive of Sunbadh's beliefs regarding Abu Muslim's "ghayba." Abu Muslim, too, escapes his enemies' murderous plot by transforming into a white dove (kabutari gasht sapid).