flavor enhancer

flavor enhancer

noun
a substance added to food in order to enhance or intensify its flavor: Salt is a common flavor enhancer.
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Main Entry:  flavor enhancer
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a chemical substance added to a processed food to improve the quality or taste
Example:  Monosodium glutamate has always been used as a flavor enhancer.
Usage:  cooking
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