Definition of Spices
1. Noun. (plural of spice) ¹
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Definition of Spices
1. spice [v] - See also: spice
Medical Definition of Spices
1. The dried seeds, bark, root, stems, buds, leaves, or fruit of aromatic plants used to season food. (12 Dec 1998)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spices
Literary usage of Spices
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Enquiry Into Plants and Minor Works on Odours and Weather Signs by Theophrastus (1916)
"And the explanation in all cases, to put it generally, lies in the above-mentioned properties of astringency and heating ; for it is spices possessing these ..."
2. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1908)
"The method of preliminary analysis of the spices is somewhat similar to that of the medicinal drugs. The microscope is unquestionably the most valuable ..."
3. Tropical Agriculture: The Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live by Earley Vernon Wilcox (1916)
"The first knowledge of tropical spices was perhaps brought to Europe by ... The existence of spices in far-off, and at that time unknown tropical countries, ..."
4. European Treaties Bearing on the History of the United States and Its by Frances Gardiner Davenport, Charles Oscar Paullin (1917)
"The said spices or drugs having been taken to any ports or lands that do not belong to either one of the said sovereigns, provided they are not those of ..."
5. Handbook of Commercial Geography by George Goudie Chisholm (1908)
"spices AND CONDIMENTS. The most important spices are all products of the ... As to the former importance of pepper and other spices in commerce, see 742a. ..."
6. Food Inspection and Analysis: For the Use of Public Analysts, Health by Albert Ernest Leach (1904)
"spices are, however, of chief interest to the public analyst, because of all food materials they constitute from their nature a class more susceptible than ..."