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spice

noun /spais/
a usually strong-smelling, sharp-tasting vegetable substance used to flavour/flavor food (eg pepper or nutmeg)
especia
We added cinnamon and other spices.
anything that adds liveliness or interest
sal, salsa, sabor
Her arrival added spice to the party.
spiced adjective containing spice(s)
condimentado
The dish was heavily spiced.
spicy adjective ( comparative spicier, superlative spiciest) tasting or smelling of spices
condimentado, sazonado
a spicy cake He complained that the sausages were too spicy for him.
spiciness noun
cualidad de condimentado; cualidad de picante
the spiciness of the curry.
Translations of “spice”
in Korean 양념, 향신료…
in Arabic بَهار…
in French épice, piquant…
in Italian spezia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 食物, (調味)香料…
in Russian специя, пряность, острота…
in Turkish baharat, bahar, çeşni…
in Polish przyprawa, urozmaicenie…
in Portuguese condimento…
in German das Gewürz, die Würze…
in Catalan espècia…
in Japanese スパイス, 香辛料…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, (调味)香料…
(Definition of spice from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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