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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    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]

2. 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
   [1913 Webster]

         The chewing flocks
         Had ta'en their supper on the savory herb. --Milton.
   [1913 Webster]

3. 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
   [1913 Webster]

Thesaurus Results for savory:

1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
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