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Spice Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored
  • any of a variety of pungent aromatic vegetable substances used for flavoring food
  • aromatic substances of vegetable origin used as a preservative
  • make more interesting or flavorful; "Spice up the evening by inviting a belly dancer"
  • add herbs or spices to

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • aromatic substances of vegetable origin used as a preservative ,
  • any of a variety of pungent aromatic vegetable substances used for flavoring food ,
  • the property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored

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Spice Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Spice is an ingredient that adds flavor to food. It is usually used to enrich or alter the quality of something. Spices can be used to give food an interesting and exciting taste.

Examples of a spice would be cinnamon, fenugreek and nutmeg.

Spices can also be used to hide or cover up bad tastes in the food, because it is rotten or affected by fungi, e.g. marzipan.

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'Spice' example sentence in quotations


* I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation. - George Bernard Shaw

* Oregano is the spice of life. - Henry J. Tillman


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Spice Sample Sentences in News


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    Talkative Spice! Mel B got candid on Larry King Live recently, revealing juicy info about the Spice Girls and her epic feud with group member Geri Halliwell . Read more on this news related to 'Spice'
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    Melanie Brown or otherwise known as Mel B stopped by " Larry King Now " recently and spoke to the TV legend about what started the Spice Girls' first breakup that became official in 2000. The Spice Girls -- who were the hottest female group of the 1990's -- included Mel B, aka Scary Spice, Melanie Chisholm aka Sporty Spice, Emma Bunton aka Baby S Read more on this news related to 'Spice'
  • Curcumin spice linked to slowing of lung lining cancer
    Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): A new study has revealed that Asian spice Curcumin show promise in slowing the progression of mesothelioma, a cancer of the lung's lining often linked to asbestos. Read more on this news related to 'Spice'

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