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From Middle English caraway, carewey, carwey, from Medieval Latin carui, from Arabic كَرَاوِيَّا (karāwiyyā), from Ancient Greek καρώ (karṓ). Possibly related to Latin cuminum, Ancient Greek κύμινον (kúminon).
- A biennial plant, Carum carvi, native to Europe and Asia, mainly grown for its seed to be used as a culinary spice.
- The seed-like fruit of the caraway plant.
- A cake or sweetmeat containing caraway seeds.
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