Definition of savourous in English:

savourous

(also savorous)

adjective

  • 1Having a (usually pleasant) flavour or odour; appetizing, fragrant.

  • 2Figurative. That is relished or enjoyed; able to be savoured; delightful.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Geoffrey Chaucer (c1340–1400), poet and administrator. From Middle French saverous, savorous (French savoureux) delicious, flavoursome, (of a woman's mouth or kiss) delightful, sweet, tempting (both 1200 in Old French) from post-classical Latin saporosus.

Pronunciation

savourous

/ˈseɪv(ə)rəs/