savor
Noun

savor (plural savors)

  1. US standard spelling of savour#English|savour.
    • 1900, New York (State) Legislature, Documents of the Assembly of the State of New York, page 774, syllabus of the department of public instruction:
      Taste gives knowledge of the savors of material things. Touch gives knowledge of form, smoothness, roughness, hardness, softness, pressure, temperature. Hearing gives knowledge of sound and distinguishes noises, musical tones, [...]
Verb

savor (savors, present participle savoring; past and past participle savored)

  1. US standard spelling of savour#English|savour.
    • 1915, John Burroughs, The Writings of John Burroughs:
      An explanation of life phenomena that savors of the laboratory and chemism repels me, and an explanation that savors of the theological point of view is equally distasteful to me. I crave and seek a natural explanation of all phenomena ...



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