L. pungens, piquant to the smell or taste.
- Sharp; biting; piercing; stabbing; prickling; harsh; acidic; [fig.] frosty; snappy; nippy with cold; signaling the approach of winter.
- Exciting; stimulating; captivating.
- Aromatic; fragrant; strong-smelling; emitting an intense scent; with the smell of pine needles.
- Bold; overwhelming; overbearing.
see pungent, adj.
- Spice; zest; chutney; sharp seasoning; taste-enhancing agent; acrid relish that pricks the taste buds of the tongue; edible substance that provides a strong flavor to complement a food item.