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Noun: monosodium glutamate  ,mó-nu'sow-dee-um 'gloo-tu,meyt
  1. White crystalline compound used as a food additive to enhance flavour; often used in Chinese cooking
    "food manufacturers sometimes list monosodium glutamate simply as 'artificial flavours' in ingredient lists";
    - MSG

Type of: flavor [US], flavorer [US], flavoring [US], flavour [Brit, Cdn], flavourer [Brit, Cdn], flavouring [Brit, Cdn], seasoner, seasoning

Encyclopedia: Monosodium glutamate