Etymology
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savory (adj.)

"pleasing in taste or smell," c. 1200, from Old French savore "tasty, flavorsome" (Modern French savouré), past participle of savourer "to taste" (see savor (n.)).

savory (n.)

aromatic mint, late 14c., perhaps an alteration of Old English sæþerie, which is ultimately from Latin satureia "savory (n.)," a foreign word in Latin. But early history of the word suggests transmission via Old French savereie. In either case, the form of the word probably was altered by influence of the Middle English or Old French form of savory (adj.).

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Definitions of savory
1
savory (n.)
any of several aromatic herbs or subshrubs of the genus Satureja having spikes of flowers attractive to bees;
savory (n.)
dwarf aromatic shrub of Mediterranean regions;
Synonyms: Micromeria juliana
savory (n.)
either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family;
Synonyms: savoury
savory (n.)
an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre;
Synonyms: savoury
2
savory (adj.)
morally wholesome or acceptable;
a past that was scarcely savory
Synonyms: savoury
savory (adj.)
having an agreeably pungent taste;
Synonyms: piquant / savoury / zesty
savory (adj.)
pleasing to the sense of taste;
Synonyms: mouth-watering / savoury
From wordnet.princeton.edu