Definición de turmeric en inglés:

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turmeric

Pronunciación: /ˈtəːmərɪk/

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1A bright yellow aromatic powder obtained from the rhizome of a plant of the ginger family, used for flavouring and colouring in Asian cooking and formerly as a fabric dye.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • American mustard, as applied to hot dogs, is generally very mild and coloured bright yellow with turmeric.
  • A member of the ginger family, turmeric treats mild osteoarthritis pain and inflammation.
  • White curries obtain their milky yellow color from turmeric powder and are mild and lightly spiced.
2The Asian plant from which turmeric is obtained.
  • Curcuma longa, family Zingiberaceae
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The major herbs grown for use by the ministry this season include oregano, calendula, Japanese mint, German chamomile, aloe vera, eucalyptus, banana leaves and turmeric.
  • The colors were made naturally from plants such as pandanus and turmeric.
  • The new crop of turmeric has started arriving in the market.

Origen

Late Middle English (earlier as tarmaret): perhaps from French terre mérite and modern Latin terra merita, literally 'deserving earth', or perhaps an alteration of an oriental word.

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