Meaning of “spice” - Learner’s Dictionary

spice

noun uk us /spaɪs/
FOOD [ C, U ]

B1 a substance made from a plant, which is used to give a special taste to food:

herbs and spices
EXCITEMENT [ U ]

something that makes something else more exciting:

A scandal or two adds a little spice to office life.

(Definition of “spice noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)