saporous

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj saporous full of flavor
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Saporous Having flavor or taste; yielding a taste.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • saporous Having flavor or taste; yielding some kind of taste.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. saporus, that relishes well, savory, fr. sapor, taste

Usage

In literature:

But the prudent Sapor had watched the moment of victory.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 2" by Edward Gibbon
A disgraceful treaty had resigned Armenia to the ambition of Sapor; and the scale of Persia appeared to preponderate.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 3" by Edward Gibbon
The new sovereign of Persia, Artaxerxes and his son Sapor, had triumphed (as we have already seen) over the house of Arsaces.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 1" by Edward Gibbon
Animelle al sapor di targone.
"The Cook's Decameron: A Study in Taste:" by Mrs. W. G. Waters
In the great market-place or forum, Odaenathus and Zenobia awaited the return of their messengers to Sapor.
"Historic Girls" by E. S. Brooks
Their king, Sapor, defeats the Roman emperor Valerian, and takes him prisoner.
"The Fifteen Decisive Battles of The World From Marathon to Waterloo" by Edward Creasy
The two nations are now, it is true, upon friendly terms; but a deep hatred exists in the heart of Sapor toward Zenobia.
"Zenobia" by William Ware
War of Sapor with Manizen.
"The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 7. (of 7): The Sassanian or New Persian Empire" by George Rawlinson
What were the chief events in the war between Sapor and Constantius?
"Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of Rome" by Oliver Goldsmith
Then Sapor attacked their rear, and cut off their stragglers.
"Young Folks' History of Rome" by Charlotte Mary Yonge
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In news:

Sibu's Sapor to Deliver Anchor Handler.
With a track record in delivery of smaller tugs, Sapor Shipyard of Sibu in Sarawak East Malaysia, is demonstrating an ability to build larger anchor handling tugs to meet the demands of the Malaysian petroleum industry.
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