Meaning of ketchup

ketch•up

Pronunciation: (kech'up, kach'-), [key]
— 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.
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