coriander

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Coriander seeds, dried

Etymology[edit]

From Old French coriandre, from Latin coriandrum, from Ancient Greek κορίαννον (koríannon).

Noun[edit]

coriander (usually uncountable, plural corianders)

  1. The annual herb Coriandrum sativum, used in many cuisines.
  2. The dried seeds thereof, used as a spice.

Meronyms[edit]

  • (Coriandum sativum): cilantro (US, the leaves, when fresh); in other dialects, this, too, like the rest of the plant, is called coriander

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