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A spicy condiment or sauce, based on the juices of cooked fruit and vegetables. The word comes from the Siamese kachiap. Britain"s, returning from the Far East, began to make their own ketchups at home - these included flavours such as anchovy, mushroom and walnut; all of which were also made commercially. Modern versions include Tomato Ketchup - made with tomatoes, onions, sugar and vinegar. Known as Catsup in the U.S.A.

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