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fla·vor

(flā'vŏr),
1. The quality (influenced mainly by odor) affecting the taste of a substance.
2. A therapeutically inert substance added to a prescription to give an agreeable taste to the mixture.
[M.E., fr. O. Fr., fr. L.L. flator, aroma, fr. flo, to blow]

flavor

(flā′vor)
1. The quality of a substance that affects the sense of taste. It may also stimulate the sense of smell.
2. A material added to a food or medicine to improve its taste.

fla·vor

(flā'vŏr)
The quality (influenced mainly by odor) affecting taste of a substance.
[M.E., fr. O. Fr., fr. L.L. flator, aroma, fr. flo, to blow]
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