culantro

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish culantro, whence also cilantro, which see for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kuːˈlɑːn.tɹoʊ/, /kuːˈlæn.tɹoʊ/

Noun[edit]

culantro (uncountable)

  1. 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[1]:
      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.
  2. Alternative form of cilantro

Usage notes[edit]

Not to be confused with cilantro.

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Spanish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

culantro m (uncountable)

  1. (Nicaragua) cilantro

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