tumeric

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Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from non-rhotic pronunciations of turmeric.

Noun[edit]

tumeric

  1. Misspelling of turmeric.
    • 2009, Curry spice ‘kills cancer cells’, BBC News online, 28 October
      An extract found in the curry spice tumeric can kill off cancer cells, lab scientists have shown.

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