Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Latin, early 17th century
Having a strong, pleasant taste.
(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."
Popularity Over Time
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.