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condiment

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noun con·di·ment \ˈkän-də-mənt\

Simple Definition of condiment

  • : something (such as salt, mustard, or ketchup) that is added to food to give it more flavor

Full Definition of condiment

  1. :  something used to enhance the flavor of food; especially :  a pungent seasoning

con·di·men·tal play \ˌkän-də-ˈmen-təl\ adjective

Examples of condiment

  1. <the cafeteria's self-serve table has a full array of condiments>



Origin of condiment

Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin condimentum, from condire to season


First Known Use: 15th century


CONDIMENT Defined for Kids

condiment

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noun con·di·ment \ˈkän-də-mənt\

Definition of condiment

  1. :  something added to food to make it taste better




Medical Dictionary

condiment

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noun con·di·ment \ˈkän-də-mənt\

Medical Definition of condiment

  1. :  something used to enhance the flavor of food; especially :  a pungent seasoning

  2. con·di·men·tal \ˌkän-də-ˈment-əl\play adjective





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