Something appealing, usually a pleasing food, especially a choice dish of a certain culture suggesting rarity and refinement -a Chinese delicacy (noun)
Fineness or elegance of construction or appearance. (noun)
Frailty of health or fitness. (noun)
Refinement in taste or discrimination. (noun)
Tact and propriety; the need for such tact. (noun)
Examples of word delicacy
"Motives of delicacy, my dear Emilie," said Mrs. Somers, softening her tone, but still with an air of dissatisfaction -- "motives of delicacy, my dear Emilie, are mighty pretty sounding words; and at your age I used to think them mighty grand things; but I have long since found out that _motives of delicacy_ are usually the excuse of weak minds for not speaking the plain truth to their friends.
The first thing you will need for this delicacy is a big bowl.
-- All the faults I have ever seen in my friend Faulkland seemed to proceed from what he calls the delicacy and warmth of his affection for you -- There, marry him directly, Julia; you'll find he'll mend surprisingly!
This particular delicacy is called the Rosca de Reyes, or "King's Cake."
I like working with part spelt flour and part wheat flour with breads to get the best of both worlds: delicacy from the spelt and enough gluten to get a high rise on the finished loaf.