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
: something used to enhance the flavor of food; especially : a pungent seasoning
Examples of condiment
<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
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