cumin

Definitions

Agriculture

  • noun a Mediterranean aromatic herb (Cuminum cyminum) used for flavouring

Food

  • masculine The seeds of an annual plant, Cuminum cyminum, grown around the Mediterranean and through to East Asia. It has a strong pungent flavour and is much used in Arab, Indian and Spanish cooking.
  • masculine caraway

Travel

  • noun the seeds of a plant of the carrot family used as a spice
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