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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."

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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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