condiment


con·di·ment

noun \ˈkän-də-mənt\

: 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
con·di·men·tal \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

Related to CONDIMENT

con·di·ment

noun \ˈkän-də-mənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CONDIMENT

: something used to enhance the flavor of food; especially : a pungent seasoning
con·di·men·tal \ˌkän-də-ˈment-əl\ adjective

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