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Noun: flavour  fley-vu(r)
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: flavor)
  1. The general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    - spirit, tone, feel, feeling, flavor [US], look, smell
     
  2. The taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    - relish, flavor [US], sapidity, savor [US], savour [Brit, Cdn], smack, nip, tang
     
  3. (physics) the six kinds of quarks
    - flavor [US]
     
  4. Something added to food primarily for the savour it imparts
    - flavorer [US], flavourer [Brit, Cdn], flavoring [US], flavouring [Brit, Cdn], seasoner, seasoning, flavor [US]
Verb: flavour  fley-vu(r)
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: flavor)
  1. (cooking) lend flavour to
    "flavour the chicken breast after roasting it";
    - season, flavor [US]

Derived forms: flavoured, flavours, flavouring

Type of: ambiance, ambience, atmosphere, fixings, form, gustatory perception, gustatory sensation, ingredient, kind, sort, taste, taste perception, taste sensation, variety

Encyclopedia: Flavour