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Meaning of FLAVOR

Pronunciation:  'fleyvur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
  2. [n]  (high energy physics) the kinds of quarks and antiquarks
  3. [n]  the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; "the feel of the city excited him"; "a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting"; "it had the smell of treason"
  4. [v]  lend flavor to; "Season the chicken breast after roasting it"

FLAVOR is a 6 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: feel, feeling, flavour, flavour, flavour, look, relish, sapidity, savor, savour, season, smack, smell, spirit, tang, tone
 See Also: ambiance, ambience, atmosphere, curry, form, gustatory perception, gustatory sensation, kind, lemon, resinate, salt, sauce, savor, savour, sort, spice, spice up, taste, taste, taste perception, taste sensation, vanilla, variety, Zeitgeist



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Fla"vor\, n. [OF. fleur, flaur (two syllables), odor,
    cf. F. fleurer to emit an odor, It. flatore a bad odor, prob.
    fr. L. flare to bow, whence the sense of exhalation. Cf.
    {Blow}.] [Written also {flavour}.]
    1. That quality of anything which affects the smell; odor;
       fragrances; as, the flavor of a rose.
    2. That quality of anything which affects the taste; that
       quality which gratifies the palate; relish; zest; savor;
       as, the flavor of food or drink.
    3. That which imparts to anything a peculiar odor or taste,
       gratifying to the sense of smell, or the nicer perceptions
       of the palate; a substance which flavors.
    4. That quality which gives character to any of the
       productions of literature or the fine arts.
  2. \Fla"vor\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flavored}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Flavoring}.]
    To give flavor to; to add something (as salt or a spice) to,
    to give character or zest.
Computing Dictionary

US spelling of "flavour".

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