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Definition of monosodium glutamate noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

monosodium glutamate

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌmɒnəˌsəʊdiəm ˈɡluːtəmeɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɑːnəˌsoʊdiəm ˈɡluːtəmeɪt//
 
[uncountable] (abbreviation MSG)
 
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a chemical that is sometimes added to food to improve its flavour
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: monosodium glutamate