fla·​vor·​ing | \ ˈflā-v(ə-)riŋ How to pronounce flavoring (audio) \

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Examples of flavoring in a Sentence

We used ginger and other natural flavorings. soup made with beef flavoring
Recent Examples on the Web Menthol flavoring is also believed to be more addictive and harder to quit. Jen Christensen, CNN, "FDA moves to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars," 29 Apr. 2021 In essence, such an announcement would simply be a way to tell the public, as well as the tobacco industry, that the agency intends to ban the flavoring in cigarettes. Erika Edwards, NBC News, "FDA poised to ban menthol cigarettes this week, experts predict," 26 Apr. 2021 There is a chemical found in wormwood—absinthe’s primary flavoring—called thujone that’s known to be a convulsant at extremely high doses. John Debary, Bon Appétit, "WTF Is Absinthe Anyway?," 23 Apr. 2021 This method takes only a few ingredients: whipping cream and sweetened condensed milk, plus vanilla extract or any other flavoring. Katy Severson, chicagotribune.com, "How to make ice cream," 19 Mar. 2021 The nutty pecan flavoring takes these beans to another level and is a nice alternative to using coffee syrups. Lauren Corona, chicagotribune.com, "Mother’s Day 2021 gifts," 27 Mar. 2021 The Cajun culinary tradition involves bringing together various types of seafood and sides in a platter, with spicy or buttery flavoring mixed in. Anne Nickoloff, cleveland, "10 seafood boil restaurants in Greater Cleveland," 26 Jan. 2021 Combine milk, eggs and optional salt or flavoring in a bowl and whisk until smooth. Laura Wheatman Hill, chicagotribune.com, "How to make French toast," 28 Feb. 2021 The chef/owner of Handsome Hog has made his signature flavoring blends available online. Sharyn Jackson, Star Tribune, "Stock your fridge and pantry with these 12 products made by Twin Cities restaurants," 15 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of flavoring

1845, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of flavoring was in 1845

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5 May 2021

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“Flavoring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flavoring. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of flavoring

: a substance that is added to a food or drink to give it a desired taste


fla·​vor·​ing | \ ˈflā-və-riŋ, ˈflāv-riŋ \

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