condiment

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noun con·di·ment \ˈkän-də-mənt\

Definition of condiment

  1. :  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>

Origin and Etymology of condiment

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


First Known Use: 15th century


CONDIMENT Defined for English Language Learners

condiment

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noun con·di·ment \ˈkän-də-mənt\

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

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noun con·di·ment \ˈkän-də-mənt\

Definition of condiment for Students

  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

condimental

\ˌkän-də-ˈment-əl\play adjective


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