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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (4)

1. any of several aromatic herbs or subshrubs of the genus Satureja having spikes of flowers attractive to bees;

2. dwarf aromatic shrub of Mediterranean regions;
[syn: savory, Micromeria juliana]

3. either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family;
[syn: savory, savoury]

4. an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre;
[syn: savory, savoury]


ADJECTIVE (3)

1. morally wholesome or acceptable;
- Example: "a past that was scarcely savory"
[syn: savory, savoury]

2. having an agreeably pungent taste;
[syn: piquant, savory, savoury, spicy, zesty]

3. pleasing to the sense of taste;
[syn: mouth-watering, savory, savoury]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Savory \Sa"vor*y\ (-[y^]), a. [From Savor.] Pleasing to the organs of taste or smell. [Written also savoury.] [1913 Webster] The chewing flocks Had ta'en their supper on the savory herb. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Savory \Sa"vo*ry\ (s[=a]"v[-o]*r[y^]), n. [F. savor['e]e; cf. It. santoreggia, satureja, L. satureia,] (Bot.) An aromatic labiate plant (Satureia hortensis), much used in cooking; -- also called summer savory. [Written also savoury.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

savory adj 1: morally wholesome or acceptable; "a past that was scarcely savory" [syn: savory, savoury] [ant: offensive, unsavory, unsavoury] 2: having an agreeably pungent taste [syn: piquant, savory, savoury, spicy, zesty] 3: pleasing to the sense of taste [syn: mouth-watering, savory, savoury] n 1: any of several aromatic herbs or subshrubs of the genus Satureja having spikes of flowers attractive to bees 2: dwarf aromatic shrub of Mediterranean regions [syn: savory, Micromeria juliana] 3: either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family [syn: savory, savoury] 4: an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre [syn: savory, savoury]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

95 Moby Thesaurus words for "savory": agreeable, ambrosia, ambrosial, appetizer, appetizing, aromatic, balmy, bonne bouche, cate, choice morsel, comestible, creditable, dainty, decent, decorous, delectable, delicacy, delicate, delicious, delightful, dessert, eatable, edible, esculent, essenced, exquisite, flavored, flavorful, flavorous, flavorsome, flavory, flowery, fragrant, fruity, good, good to eat, good-tasting, goody, gustable, gusty, honest, honorable, incense-breathing, innocent, juicy, kickshaw, kosher, likable, luscious, lush, manna, morsel, musky, nectar, nectareous, nectarous, nice, odorate, odoriferous, odorous, of gourmet quality, palatable, perfumed, perfumy, pleasing, proper, redolent, relishing, reputable, respectable, sapid, saporific, saporous, savorous, scented, scrumptious, seemly, spicy, starter, succulent, sweet, sweet-scented, sweet-smelling, tasteful, tasty, tempting, thuriferous, tidbit, titbit, toothsome, treat, upright, warner, wholesome, yummy