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Word of the day: Sapid

Sapid

[SA-pihd]

Part of speech:

adjective

Origin:

Latin, early 17th century

1.Having a strong, pleasant taste.

2.(Of talk or writing) Pleasant or interesting.

Examples of sapid in a sentence

"Lunch consisted of finger sandwiches and a sapid tea."

"The cheese was sapid and savory, and paired well with freshly baked bread."

About Sapid

Sapid originated from the Latin word "sapidus," from the verb "sapere," which means "to taste."

Did you know?

Here's a memory trick: Syrup is made from the sap of a tree. It has a strong, pleasant taste, which is the exact definition of the adjective "sapid." If you're using the adjective to describe pleasant words, they're pretty sweet, too.

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