Definition of condiment noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    condiment

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈkɒndɪmənt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːndɪmənt//
     
    [usually plural]
     
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  1. 1a substance such as salt or pepper that is used to give flavour to food
  2. 2(especially North American English) a sauce, etc. that is used to give flavour to food, or that is eaten with food hot condiments made from a variety of chili peppers
  3. Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin condimentum, from condire ‘to pickle’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: condiment