savour, n. & v. (US savor)
1 a characteristic taste, flavour, relish, etc.
2 a quality suggestive of or containing a small amount of another.
3 archaic a characteristic smell.
1 tr. a appreciate and enjoy the taste of (food). b enjoy or appreciate (an experience etc.).
2 intr. (foll. by of) a suggest by taste, smell, etc. (savours of mushrooms). b imply or suggest a specified quality (savours of impertinence).
ME f. OF f. L sapor -oris f. sapere to taste