condiment

[ kon-duh-muhnt ]
/ ˈkɒn də mənt /
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noun

something used to give a special flavor to food, as mustard, ketchup, salt, or spices.

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Origin of condiment

1400–50; late Middle English <Middle French <Latin condīmentum spice, equivalent to condī(re) to season + -mentum-ment

OTHER WORDS FROM condiment

con·di·men·tal, con·di·men·ta·ry, adjectivenon·con·di·ment, nounnon·con·di·men·tal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for condiment

condiment
/ (ˈkɒndɪmənt) /

noun

any spice or sauce such as salt, pepper, mustard, etc

Word Origin for condiment

C15: from Latin condīmentum seasoning, from condīre to pickle
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