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Noun: ingredient  in'gree-dee-unt
  1. A component of a mixture or compound
  2. An abstract part of something
    "humour: an effective ingredient of a speech";
    - component, constituent, element, factor
  3. Food that is a component of a mixture in cooking
    - fixings

Derived forms: ingredients

Type of: component, constituent, division, element, food product, foodstuff, part, section

Part of: dish

Encyclopedia: Ingredient