condiments

[ kon-duh-muh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF condiments
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But the condiments are only necessary in so far as they are good for health?

Chief among these are the condiments and drinks, particularly coffee and tea.

I dare say these condiments were intended to supply her guests for years.

On each table is a caster-stand, containing cruets of condiments and seasons.

Pliny is said to have considered it the best appetizer of all condiments.

The condiments of the table were usually supplied in separate vessels.

Of condiments the cellaress has to provide almonds, twelve lbs.

We are sparing of condiments, but such as we use are the best that man has invented.

Hence it is quite necessary to eschew all condiments altogether.

Cheese is then to be classed with meat and eggs, not with condiments.

WORD ORIGIN

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)).

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