Origin of the Word Ketchup?

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The word ketchup is derived from the Chinese ke-tsiap, a pickled fish sauce. It later made its way to Malaysia where it transformed to kechap. With addition of tomatoes to the sauce, around the 19th century, ketchup came to be associated with tomato sauce.
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