summer savory


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summer savory

n.
See savory2.

sa•vor•y1

(ˈseɪ və ri)

adj. -vor•i•er, -vor•i•est, adj.
1. pleasant or agreeable in taste or smell.
2. piquant.
3. pleasing, attractive, or agreeable.
n.
4. Chiefly Brit. a spicy or aromatic dish served as an appetizer or dessert.
Also, esp. Brit., sa′vour•y.
[1175–1225; Middle English savori (with -i -y1), earlier savure < Old French savoure, past participle of savourer to savor]
sa′vor•i•ness, n.
syn: See palatable.

sa•vor•y2

(ˈseɪ və ri)

n., pl. -vor•ies.
any aromatic herb of the genus Satureja, of the mint family, esp. S. hortensis (summer savory) or S. montana (winter savory), having leaves used in cooking.
[1350–1400; Middle English saverey, perhaps for Old English sætherie < Latin saturēia]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.summer savory - erect annual herb with oval leaves and pink flowerssummer savory - erect annual herb with oval leaves and pink flowers; used to flavor e.g. meats or soups or salads; southeastern Europe and naturalized elsewhere
summer savoury, summer savory - herb with delicately flavored leaves with many uses
savory - any of several aromatic herbs or subshrubs of the genus Satureja having spikes of flowers attractive to bees
2.summer savory - herb with delicately flavored leaves with many uses
savoury, savory - either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family
Satureia hortensis, Satureja hortensis, summer savory - erect annual herb with oval leaves and pink flowers; used to flavor e.g. meats or soups or salads; southeastern Europe and naturalized elsewhere
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