curry powder


: a condiment consisting of several pungent ground spices (such as cayenne pepper, fenugreek, and turmeric)

Examples of curry powder in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Try them on bread with peanut butter and a pinch of sea salt (cut them lengthwise and remove the pits) or mix chopped and pitted dates with greek yogurt, curry powder, and chives for a sweet-savory dip. Sina Petri, Vogue, 9 Apr. 2024 Eating with your hands is the norm in India, Indonesia, Mali, and Egypt — cultures that also happen to use colorful spices like turmeric and curry powder in traditional foods. Belle Bakst, Allure, 12 Mar. 2024 Sprinkle in the curry powder along with a pinch of salt and pepper and cook, stirring constantly, for another couple of minutes. Tribune News Service, The Mercury News, 8 Jan. 2024 Think: curry powder from India, Piemonte hazelnuts from Italy, and high-phenolic olive oil from Greece. Tiffany Hopkins, Bon Appétit, 16 Nov. 2023 See all Example Sentences for curry powder 

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Word History

First Known Use

1810, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of curry powder was in 1810

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“Curry powder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

curry powder

: a sharp seasoning made of ground spices

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