savory etymology

English word savory comes from Latin satureia (Savory, a pot herb.)

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Detailed word origin of savory

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
satureia Latin (lat) Savory, a pot herb.
saetherie Old English (ang)
savory English (eng) Any of several Mediterranean herbs, of the genus Satureja, grown as culinary flavourings.. The leaves of these plants used as a flavouring.