Relish isn't just a hotdog topping. The verb relish means to enjoy something immensely. You may relish eating the relish on your hotdog, or you may relish taking an afternoon nap.
The word relish has been around since the 16th century and comes to us from the French, who are pretty good at indulging and savoring. When at a dinner party, win points with your host by sighing happily after each bite to show just how much you relish the meal. Relish is also a kind of spicy or savory condiment, the stuff you slather on hotdogs or hamburgers. So if you're fickle when it comes to pickles, you might ask them to hold the relish.
Primary Meanings of relish
vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
spicy or savory condiment
n spicy or savory condiment
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one-seeded fruit of the European olive tree usually pickled and used as a relish
vegetables (especially cucumbers) preserved in brine or vinegar
chopped pickles in mustard sauce
relish of chopped (usually sweet) pickles
relish of chopped pickled cucumbers and green peppers and onion
any of various small cucumbers pickled whole
black olive, ripe olive
olives picked ripe and cured in brine then dried or pickled or preserved canned or in oil
olives picked green and pickled in brine; infrequently stuffed with e.g. pimento
pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces
pickle preserved in brine or vinegar flavored with dill seed
pickle cured in brine and preserved in sugar and vinegar
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a preparation (a sauce or relish or spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment
n the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
a distinctive tart flavor characteristic of lemons
a distinctive fragrant flavor characteristic of vanilla beans