kümmel

noun
küm·​mel | \ˈki-məl \

Definition of kümmel 

: a colorless liqueur flavored principally with caraway seeds

First Known Use of kümmel

1864, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kümmel

German, literally, caraway seed, from Old High German kumīn cumin

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