any of a class of pungent or aromatic substances of vegetable origin, as pepper, cinnamon, or cloves, used as seasoning, preservatives, etc.
such substances collectively or as material: Cookies without spice can be tasteless.
a spicy or aromatic odor or fragrance.
something that gives zest: a spice of humor in his solemnity.
a piquant, interesting element or quality; zest; piquancy: The anecdotes lent spice to her talk.