ETYM Old Fren. fleur, flaur (two syllables), odor, cf. French fleurer to emit an odor, Italian flatore a bad odor, prob. from Latin flare to bow, whence the sense of exhalation. Related to Blow.
(High energy physics) The kinds of quarks; SYN. flavour.
(Alternate spelling: flavour).
One of several varieties of a system, having its own details of operation. UNIX in particular is found in distinct flavors, such as BSD UNIX or ATandT UNIX System V.
To give flavor to; to add something (as salt or a spice) to, to give character or zest.