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Today's Word "sapid"

Having taste or flavor on

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sapid \SAP-id\ (adjective) - 1 : Having taste or flavor, especially having a strong pleasant flavor. 2 : Agreeable to the mind; to one's liking.

"Chemistry can concentrate the sapid and odorous elements of the peach and the bitter almond into a transparent fluid" -- David William Cheever, 'Tobacco', The Atlantic, August 1860

 

Sapid comes from Latin sapidus, "savory," from sapere, "to taste."

 

 

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