Origin of condiment
Examples from the Web for condiments
Our ancestors had a highly developed appreciation of the value of condiments.Every Day Life in the Massachusetts Bay Colony|George Francis Dow
The smoker feels no appetite for food, and in order to give it some flavour, spices and condiments have to be freely used.A Guide to Health|Mahatma Gandhi
The modern English would no more relish his royal highness's taste in condiments than in religion.
Cut a fat chicken into pieces at the joints; season with all kinds of condiments; then put in a deep saucepan.365 Foreign Dishes|Unknown
Savory is applied chiefly to cooked food made palatable by spices and condiments.English Synonyms and Antonyms|James Champlin Fernald
British Dictionary definitions for condiments
Word Origin for condiment
Word Origin and History for condiments
early 15c., from Old French condiment (13c.), from Latin condimentum "spice, seasoning, sauce," from condire "to preserve, pickle, season," variant of condere "to put away, store," from com- "together" (see com-) + -dere comb. form meaning "to put, place," from dare "to give" (see date (n.1)).