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turmeric

noun tur·mer·ic \ˈtər-mə-rik\

Definition of TURMERIC

1
:  an Indian perennial herb (Curcuma longa) of the ginger family with a large aromatic yellow rhizome
2
:  the cleaned, boiled, dried, and usually ground rhizome of the turmeric plant used as a coloring agent, a condiment, or a stimulant
3
:  a yellow to reddish brown dyestuff obtained from turmeric

Variants of TURMERIC

tur·mer·ic also tu·mer·ic \ˈt(y)ü-mə-\
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