Definition for SPICE

SPICE, n. [Fr. epice; It. spezie; Sp. especia.]

  1. A vegetable production, fragrant or aromatic to the smell and pungent to the taste; used in sauces and in cookery.
  2. A small quantity; something that enriches or alters the quality of thing in a small degree, as spice alters the taste of a thing.
  3. A sample. [Fr. esp├Ęce.]

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