condiment

noun con·di·ment \ ˈkän-də-mənt \
Updated on: 23 May 2018

Definition of condiment

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

condimental

play \ˌkän-də-ˈmen-tᵊl\ adjective

Examples of condiment in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of condiment

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

condiment Synonyms

Synonyms

seasoning;

Related Words

herb, savory, spice;

relish, sauce;

flavoring;


CONDIMENT Defined for English Language Learners

condiment

Definition of condiment for English Language Learners

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


CONDIMENT Defined for Kids

condiment

noun con·di·ment \ ˈkän-də-mənt \

Definition of condiment for Students

: something added to food to make it taste better

Medical Dictionary

condiment

noun con·di·ment \ ˈkän-də-mənt \

medical Definition of condiment

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

condimental

play \ˌkän-də-ˈment-ᵊl\ adjective


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