Definition of condiment in English:


Line breaks: con¦di|ment
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒndɪm(ə)nt


A substance such as salt, mustard, or pickle that is used to add flavour to food.
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  • Nearly all of the credits are written with condiments like mustard and mayonnaise on foods like hamburgers and corn dogs.
  • It was used as a condiment and to flavour pickles and sauces.
  • Food stations need condiments such as ketchup, mustard and mayonnaise.


late Middle English: from Latin condimentum, from condire 'to pickle'.

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