any of several aromatic herbs or subshrubs of the genus Satureja having spikes of flowers attractive to bees
savory, Micromeria juliana(noun)
dwarf aromatic shrub of Mediterranean regions
either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family
an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre
morally wholesome or acceptable
"a past that was scarcely savory"
piquant, savory, savoury, spicy, zesty(adj)
having an agreeably pungent taste
mouth-watering, savory, savoury(adj)
pleasing to the sense of taste
pleasing to the organs of taste or smell
an aromatic labiate plant (Satureia hortensis), much used in cooking; -- also called summer savory
Origin: [From Savor.]
Satureja is a genus of aromatic plants of the family Lamiaceae, related to rosemary and thyme. There are about 30 species called savories, of which summer savory and winter savory are the most important in cultivation.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sā′vor-i, n. a genus of plants of the natural order Labiatæ, nearly allied to thyme. The Common Savory gives an aromatic pungent flavour to viands. [Savour.]
The numerical value of savory in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of savory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's incredibly versatile and can be used across savory and sweet dishes.
It has a really wonderful mouthfeel… a very vegetable type of taste, and it’s very savory.
Since chocolate has caffeine that may keep me awake, I opt for cocoa powder sprinkled on top of popcorn, this sweet and savory snack has just 40 calories per cup.
A big 2015 culinary trend in China continues to be the focus on locally grown tea as an ingredient in cuisine, it's incredibly versatile and can be used across savory and sweet dishes.
It has the typical sweetness of a crab, combined with a sapid, savory flavor due to the saltiness of the lagoon waters, it is a very popular dish, especially among Venetians but also by others. It's a special dish.
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- köstlich, schmackhaft, herzhaft, BohnenkrautGerman
- salado, de sal, sabroso, apetitoso, ajedreaSpanish
- suolainen, kynteli, maukasFinnish
- sarriette, délicieux, salé, savoureuxFrench
- csombord, borsikafűHungarian
- salato, santoreggia, gustoso, saporitoItalian
- セイボリー, 塩辛い, 美味しい, キダチハッカ, 香ばしいJapanese
- mōkarakara, mākarakaraMāori
- salgado, saboroso, segurelha, gostoso, apetitosoPortuguese
- солёный, аппети́тный, пря́ный, вку́сный, сатуре́я, о́стрый, ча́бер, пика́нтныйRussian
- šetraj, okusenSlovene
- välsmakande, kyndel, saltSwedish
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