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flavouring or (US) flavoring (ˈfleɪvərɪŋ)
 
n
a substance used to impart a particular flavour to food: rum flavouring
 
flavoring or (US) flavoring
 
n

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flavouring

any of the liquid extracts, essences, and flavours that are added to foods to enhance their taste and aroma. Flavourings are prepared from essential oils, such as almond and lemon; from vanilla; from fresh fruits by expression; from ginger by extraction; from mixtures of essential oils and synthetic organic chemicals; or entirely from synthetic chemicals, with alcohol, glycerol, propylene glycol, alone or in combination, as solvents. Water is added and sometimes certified food colour as well.

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Example sentences for flavouring
Flavour is restored by blending the neutral grain spirits with flavouring whiskies.
It is principally employed in cookery as a condiment and flavouring material.
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