cardamom

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English[edit]

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Cardamom seeds.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cardamomum, from Ancient Greek καρδάμωμον (kardámōmon), from κάρδαμον (kárdamon), possibly ultimately from or cognate with Anatolian; see Proto-Anatolian *karsani- (soapweed).

Noun[edit]

cardamom (plural cardamoms)

  1. An Indian herb, Elettaria cardamomum
  2. The aromatic seed of this plant, used as a spice, baking, also in curry powder in Asian and Arabic cuisine, as well as in Northern Europe and in many parts of the world and cultures.

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  • Weeks, Hittite Vocabulary: An Anatolian Appendix to Buck‘sDictionary of SelectedSynonyms in the Principal Indo-European Languages