mushroom ketchup
ketchup ketch"up, n. [Probably of East Indian origin, because it was originally a kind of East Indian pickles. Cf. also Malay k[e^]chap fish sauce. --MW10.] A pureed table sauce made predominantly from tomatoes, flavored with onions, sugar, salt and spices; called also {tomato ketchup}. The term is also applied to pureed sauces containing mushrooms, walnuts, etc., being called in such cases {mushroom ketchup}, {walnut ketchup}, etc. [Written also {catsup} and {catchup}.] [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • mushroom ketchup — Catchup Catch up, Catsup Cat sup, n. [Probably of East Indian origin, because it was originally a kind of East Indian pickles. Cf. also Malay k[e^]chap fish sauce. MW10.] A pureed table sauce made predominantly from tomatoes, flavored with onions …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ketchup — ketch up, n. [Probably of East Indian origin, because it was originally a kind of East Indian pickles. Cf. also Malay k[e^]chap fish sauce. MW10.] A pureed table sauce made predominantly from tomatoes, flavored with onions, sugar, salt and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ketchup — For other uses, see Ketchup (disambiguation). A bottle of ketchup made by H. J. Heinz Company, the largest distributor of ketchup in the world Ketchup (sometimes catsup in American English and Canadian English or tomato sauce in Commonwealth… …   Wikipedia

  • ketchup — /kech euhp, kach /, n. 1. a condiment consisting of puréed tomatoes, onions, vinegar, sugar, spices, etc. 2. any of various other condiments or sauces for meat, fish, etc.: mushroom ketchup; walnut ketchup. Also, catchup, catsup. [1705 15; <… …   Universalium

  • ketchup — Catchup Catch up, Catsup Cat sup, n. [Probably of East Indian origin, because it was originally a kind of East Indian pickles. Cf. also Malay k[e^]chap fish sauce. MW10.] A pureed table sauce made predominantly from tomatoes, flavored with onions …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ketchup — /ˈkɛtʃəp / (say kechuhp) noun 1. any of several sauces or condiments for meat, fish, etc.: tomato ketchup; mushroom ketchup. 2. US → tomato sauce. Also, Chiefly US, catsup. {probably from a now obsolete Cantonese word, equivalent to Mandarin qié… …   Australian English dictionary

  • ketchup — (n.) 1711, said to be from Malay kichap, but probably not original to Malay. It might have come from Chinese koechiap brine of fish, which, if authentic, perhaps is from the Chinese community in northern Vietnam [Terrien de Lacouperie, in… …   Etymology dictionary

  • tomato ketchup — ketchup ketch up, n. [Probably of East Indian origin, because it was originally a kind of East Indian pickles. Cf. also Malay k[e^]chap fish sauce. MW10.] A pureed table sauce made predominantly from tomatoes, flavored with onions, sugar, salt… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • walnut ketchup — ketchup ketch up, n. [Probably of East Indian origin, because it was originally a kind of East Indian pickles. Cf. also Malay k[e^]chap fish sauce. MW10.] A pureed table sauce made predominantly from tomatoes, flavored with onions, sugar, salt… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tomato ketchup — Catchup Catch up, Catsup Cat sup, n. [Probably of East Indian origin, because it was originally a kind of East Indian pickles. Cf. also Malay k[e^]chap fish sauce. MW10.] A pureed table sauce made predominantly from tomatoes, flavored with onions …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”