savory

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savory
  • noun
    A savory dish, especially a snack or appetizer. (refreshments include cakes and savories)
    adjective
    (of food) belonging to the category that is salty or spicy rather than sweet. (fresh pineapple is useful in savory as well as in sweet dishes)
    Morally wholesome or acceptable. (everyone knew it was a front for less savory operations)
  • noun
    An aromatic plant of the mint family, used as a culinary herb. (Harvest culinary and medicinal herbs like lemon balm, mint, French tarragon, summer savory and basil before they go to seed.)

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