Translation of "spice" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C or U ] (FOOD) 食物 uk us /spaɪs/

a substance made from a plant, which is used to give a special flavour to food

Cinnamon, ginger and cloves are all spices. 肉桂、姜和丁香都属于香料。
Spices are widely used in South Asian cooking. 印度菜中广泛使用各种调味香料。

(Translation of “spice noun (FOOD)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)