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FLA'VOR, noun

The quality of a substance which affects the taste or smell, in any manner. We say, the wine has a fine flavor or a disagreeable flavor; the fruit has a bad flavor; a rose has a sweet flavor The word then signifies the quality which is tasted or smelled; taste, odor, fragrance, smell.

FLA'VOR, verb transitive To communicate some quality to a thing, that may affect the taste or smell.