savory

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USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled "savoury."
savory(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (not sweet)
a. salado
I prefer savory dishes to sweet ones.Prefiero los platillos salados a los dulces.
Is the pie that you're making sweet or savory? - It's a chicken pot pie. It's savory.¿El pastel que estás haciendo es dulce o salado? - Es un pastel de pollo. Es salado.
2. (appetizing)
a. sabroso
Gina prepared us a really savory supper.Gina nos preparó una cena bien sabrosa.
3. (wholesome)
a. respetable
Jonathan got into trouble when he hung out with some less than savory friends.Jonathan se metió en problemas cuando anduvo con unos amigos no muy respetables.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
4. (dish) (United Kingdom)
a. el salado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Angela prepared a buffet of savories and sweets for the Christmas Eve celebration.Angela preparó un buffet de salados y dulces para la celebración de Nochebuena.
5. (herb)
a. la ajedrea
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Savory is an easy herb to grow from cuttings.La ajedrea se da bien de un esqueje.
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savory
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (food; appetizing)
a. sabroso(a)
2. (not sweet)
a. salado(a)
3. (conduct)
a.
not very savoryno muy edificante
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savory [ˈseɪvərɪ]
noun
(Bot) tomillo (m) salsero
savory [ˈseɪvərɪ] (US)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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