summer savory


Definition of summer savory

: an aromatic annual European mint (Satureja hortensis) with leaves used for seasoning also : its leaves — compare winter savory

Examples of summer savory in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And a plate lined with opposing cuts of lean and fatty pork belly, ridges heavily rubbed with paprika and summer savory. Hadley Tomicki, Los Angeles Times, "III Mas gives an Armenian twist to Texas barbecue," 30 Sep. 2019 Herbs to start from seed: Sorrel, summer savory and parsley. Jeff Lowenfels, Anchorage Daily News, "Determinate vs. indeterminate tomato plants, and other nagging garden questions answered," 7 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of summer savory

1573, in the meaning defined above

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“Summer savory.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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