cardamom

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Cardamom seeds.

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Late Middle English, from Old French cardamome or Latin cardamōmum, from Ancient Greek καρδάμωμον (kardámōmon).

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cardamom (countable and uncountable, plural cardamoms)

  1. The Elettaria cardamomum, an Indian herb.
  2. The seed of E. cardamomum, used as a medicine and spice, especially in curry powder.
  3. (uncommon, inexact) Synonym of grains of paradise, the seeds or seed capsules of the East African Aframomum melegueta.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cardamōmum, from Ancient Greek καρδάμωμον (kardámōmon).

Noun[edit]

cardamom m (plural cardamoms)

  1. cardamom

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French cardamome.

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cardamom n (uncountable)

  1. cardamom

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