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- The tropical herb Eryngium foetidum, native to Mexico and South America but cultivated worldwide, used medicinally and in Caribbean cuisine.
2007 January 21, Timothy Williams, “As East Harlem Develops, Its Accent Starts to Change”, in New York Times:
- A painting of a woman wearing a burgundy shawl over a flamenco-style dress hangs on a wall, and in the garden, tomatoes, peppers, corn and culantro, an herb used in Caribbean cooking, grow in the summer.
- Alternative form of
Not to be confused with cilantro.
culantro m (uncountable)
- (Nicaragua) cilantro