ETYM Cf. French appétissant.
Appealing to or stimulating the appetite especially in appearance or aroma.
ETYM Old Fren. delicieus, French délicieux, Latin deliciosus, from deliciae delight, from delicere to allure. Related to Delight.
1. Affording exquisite pleasure; delightful; most sweet or grateful to the senses, especially to the taste; charming.
2. Addicted to pleasure; seeking enjoyment; luxurious; effeminate.
ETYM From Savor.
(Alternate spelling: savoury).
Morally respectable or inoffensive; SYN. savoury, inoffensive.
Alternate (chiefly British) spelling for savory.
1. Having a good taste; being appealing to the mouth or appetite.
2. Being in conformity to the principles of good taste; elegant.