coriander

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co·ri·an·der

noun \ˈkr-ē-ˌan-dər, ˌkr-ē-ˈ\

: a plant whose leaves and seeds are used in cooking

: the dried seed of the coriander plant used as a flavoring

Full Definition of CORIANDER

1
:  an Old World annual herb (Coriandrum sativum) of the carrot family with aromatic fruits
2
:  the ripened dried fruit of coriander used as a flavoring —called also coriander seed

Origin of CORIANDER

Middle English coriandre, from Anglo-French, from Latin coriandrum, from Greek koriandron, koriannon
First Known Use: 14th century

co·ri·an·der

noun \ˈkōr-ē-ˌan-dər, ˌkōr-ē-ˈ, ˈkr-, ˌkr-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CORIANDER

1
: an Old World herb (Coriandrum sativum) of the carrot family (Umbelliferae) with aromatic fruits
2
: the ripened dried fruit of coriander used as a flavoring—called also coriander seed

coriander

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Feathery annual herb (Coriandrum sativum) of the parsley family, and its dried fruit, native to the Mediterranean and Middle East. The seeds go by the name coriander; they have a mild, fragrant aroma and aromatic taste and are used to flavour many foods. The delicate young leaves—known in the U.S. by their Spanish name, cilantro—are widely used in Latin American, Indian, and Chinese dishes.

Variants of CORIANDER

coriander or cilantro

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