Etymology
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Words related to flavor

flavoring (n.)
"thing that gives flavor," 1845, originally in cookery, verbal noun from flavor (v.). Middle English flauryng meant "perfume."
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*bhle- 
bhlē-, Proto-Indo-European root meaning "to blow," possibly a variant of PIE root *bhel- (2) "to blow, swell."

It forms all or part of: afflatus; bladder; blase; blast; blather; blaze (v.2) "make public;" blow (v.1) "move air;" conflate; deflate; flageolet; flatulent; flatus; flavor; inflate; inflation; insufflation; isinglass; souffle.
flavorful (adj.)
1904, from flavor (n.) + -ful. Earlier flavorsome (1853), flavory (1727), flavorous (1690s).
flavorless (adj.)
1730, from flavor (n.) + -less. Related: Flavorlessly; flavorlessness.
flavour 
chiefly British English spelling of flavor; for spelling, see -or. Related: Flavoured; flavourful; flavouring.