Flavor
Flavor 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. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

4. That quality which gives character to any of the productions of literature or the fine arts. [1913 Webster]


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  • Flavor — 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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