cardamom

noun car·da·mom \ ˈkär-də-məm , -ˌmäm \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of cardamom

: the aromatic capsular fruit of an Indian herb (Elettaria cardamomum) of the ginger family with seeds used as a spice or condiment and in medicine; also : this plant

Examples of cardamom in a Sentence

  1. a tablespoon of ground cardamom

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Origin and Etymology of cardamom

Latin cardamomum, from Greek kardamōmon, blend of kardamon peppergrass and amōmon, an Indian spice plant


CARDAMOM Defined for English Language Learners

cardamom

noun

Definition of cardamom for English Language Learners

  • : the seeds of an Asian plant that are used as a spice in cooking and baking


Medical Dictionary

cardamom

noun car·da·mom \ ˈkärd-ə-məm, -ˌmäm \

medical Definition of cardamom

: the aromatic capsular fruit of an Indian herb (Elettaria cardamomum) of the ginger family with seeds used as a spice and in medicine; also : this plant

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