Definition of cilantro in English:
Another term for coriander (especially the leaves).
- Had I really planned ahead, this could have been garnished with chopped parsley, cilantro or green onion.
- Strain the oil and add chopped parsley and cilantro before serving.
- Soon we'll have baby carrots and lima beans to eat with our basil, rosemary, cilantro and parsley.
1920s: from Spanish, from Latin coliandrum 'coriander'.
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