The ingredients in shampoo; the ingredients that made the scandal.
When a recipe calls for eggs, this is an example of when eggs are an ingredient in the recipe.
Other Word Forms
Origin of ingredient
- Middle English from Latin ingrediēns ingredient- present participle of ingredī to enter ingress
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle French ingredient, from Latin ingrediens, present participle of ingredior (“I go or enter into or onto”).