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coriander

Line breaks: cori|an¦der
Pronunciation: /ˌkɒrɪˈandə
 
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Definition of coriander in English:

noun

[mass noun]
An aromatic Mediterranean plant of the parsley family, the leaves and seeds of which are used as culinary herbs.
  • Coriandrum sativum, family Umbelliferae
Example sentences
  • Home grown herbs would have included coriander, dill, thyme, opium poppy and summer savoury.
  • Tear basil, mint, coriander, parsley and cos and place in a large salad or mixing bowl.
  • Pour in a little more oil if necessary, then stir in the onions, cumin, coriander seeds and allspice.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French coriandre, from Latin coriandrum, from Greek koriannon.

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