sapid

adjective
sap·​id | \ ˈsa-pəd How to pronounce sapid (audio) \

Definition of sapid

1 : having flavor : flavorful
2 archaic : agreeable to the mind

Other Words from sapid

sapidity \ sa-​ˈpi-​də-​tē How to pronounce sapidity (audio) \ noun, archaic

First Known Use of sapid

1623, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for sapid

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

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sapid

adjective
sap·​id | \ ˈsap-əd How to pronounce sapid (audio) \

Medical Definition of sapid

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

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