American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An element in a mixture or compound. See Synonyms at element.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Entering as a component part; constituent.
- n. A person entering; an incomer.
- n. That which enters into a compound, or is a component part of a compound or mixture; one of the elements of a combination or composition, as a dish, drink, or medicine.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. That which enters into a compound, or is a component part of any combination, recipe, or mixture; an element; a constituent.
- adj. Entering as, or forming, an ingredient or component part.
- n. food that is a component of a mixture in cooking
- n. a component of a mixture or compound
- n. an abstract part of something
- From Latin ingrediens, present participle of ingredior ("I go or enter into or onto"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Latin ingrediēns, ingredient-, present participle of ingredī, to enter; see ingress. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Vorbeck Materials Corp., of Jessup, Md., makes a conductive ink for printed electronics whose main ingredient is graphene.”
“SAN FRANCISCO — A California proposal to outlaw the title ingredient in shark fin soup, a traditional Chinese delicacy, has turned into a recipe for controversy in San Francisco, a city that is nearly one-third Asian and home to the nation's oldest Chinatown.”
“When you make lip balm or home made lipsticks, a main ingredient is wax (typically beeswax).”
“The main ingredient is chamomile, which is a relaxant/sleep aid.”
“I do know the main ingredient is commonly used in vet medications.”
“Anything they offer with shrimp as the main ingredient is a winner.”
“Was the title ingredient stronger, perhaps the composition would have been less "thick" and cloying and less reminiscent of Chinatown.”
“If you're going to serve a dish called "Mozzarella," the title ingredient should be a pretty good specimen.”
“This ingredient is a special kind of pepper called "ají".”
“In every inordinate cup the ingredient is a devil' - even in an inordinate cup of innocent milk.”
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