Ingredient



[in-gree-dee-uh nt] /ɪnˈgri di ənt/

noun
1.
something that enters as an element into a mixture:
Flour, eggs, and sugar are the main ingredients in the cake.
2.
a constituent element of anything; component:
the ingredients of political success.
/ɪnˈɡriːdɪənt/
noun
1.
a component of a mixture, compound, etc, esp in cooking
n.

early 15c., from Latin ingredientem (nominative ingrediens) “that which enters into” (a compound, recipe, etc.), present participle of ingredi “go in, enter,” from in- “in” (see in- (2)) + gradi “to step, go” (see grade).

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