Savorous \Sa"vor*ous\ (-[u^]s), a. [Cf. F. savoureux, OF. saveros, L. saporosus. Cf. {Saporous}, and see {Savor}, n.] Having a savor; savory. [Obs.] --Rom. of R. [1913 Webster]

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