noun \si-ˈlän-(ˌ)trō, -ˈlan-\

: leaves of the coriander plant that are used in cooking especially in Asian and Mexican food

Full Definition of CILANTRO

:  leaves of coriander used as a flavoring or garnish; also :  coriander 1

Origin of CILANTRO

Spanish, coriander, from Medieval Latin celiandrum, alteration of Latin coriandrum — more at coriander
First Known Use: 1903


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