|Origin:||espice, from Late Latin species 'spices', from Latin; SPECIES|
1 [uncountable and countable]DFC
a type of powder or seed, taken from plants, that you put into food you are cooking to give it a special taste [↪ spicy]:
herbs and spices
2 [singular, uncountable]
interest or excitement that is added to something:
Travel adds spice to your life.