cumin

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English[edit]

Cumin (spice): whole seeds, left; ground into powder, right.

Etymology[edit]

From Old English cymen, from Latin cuminum, from Ancient Greek κύμινον (kúminon), itself of Semitic origin; cognate with Old High German kumin, and via Semitic route related to Hebrew כמון (kammon) and Arabic كمون (kammūn).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cumin (usually uncountable, plural cumins)

  1. The flowering plant Cuminum cyminum, in the family Apiaceae.
    Cumin is native to the region from the eastern Mediterranean to India.
  2. Its aromatic long seed, used as a spice, notably in Indian and Mexican cookery.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cuminum, from Ancient Greek (kyminon), itself of Semitic origin

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cumin m (plural cumins)

  1. The plant cumin
  2. Its seed, a spice

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cumin m (plural cumins)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun) village

Synonyms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Surmiran) vischnanca
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) vitg