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sapid

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adjective sap·id \ˈsa-pəd\

Definition of sapid

  1. 1 :  having flavor :  flavorful

  2. 2 archaic :  agreeable to the mind

sapidity play \sa-ˈpi-də-tē\ noun, archaic


Origin of sapid

Latin sapidus tasty, from sapere to taste — more at sage


First Known Use: 1623

Rhymes with sapid


Medical Dictionary

sapid

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adjective sap·id \ˈsap-əd\

Medical Definition of sapid

  1. :  affecting the organs of taste :  possessing flavor and especially a strong agreeable flavor




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "sapid"


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