curcumin

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Etymology[edit]

From Translingual Curcuma, from Arabic كُرْكُم ‎(kurkum, turmeric) +‎ -in.

Noun[edit]

curcumin ‎(countable and uncountable, plural curcumins)

  1. (chemistry) a polyphenol; the active ingredient of the spice turmeric

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