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car·a·way

 (kăr′ə-wā′)
n.
1. A biennial Eurasian herb (Carum carvi) in the parsley family, having finely divided leaves and clusters of small, white or pinkish flowers.
2. The seedlike fruit of this plant, widely used as a flavoring and seasoning in various foods. Also called caraway seed.

[Middle English carewei, from Old French carvi, caroi, probably from Medieval Latin carvi, carwi, ultimately from Arabic karawyā, from Greek karō.]

caraway

(ˈkærəˌweɪ)
n
1. (Plants) an umbelliferous Eurasian plant, Carum carvi, having finely divided leaves and clusters of small whitish flowers
2. (Plants) caraway seed the pungent aromatic one-seeded fruit of this plant, used in cooking and in medicine
[C14: probably from Medieval Latin carvi, from Arabic karawyā, from Greek karon]

car•a•way

(ˈkær əˌweɪ)

n.
1. a plant, Carum carvi, of the parsley family, native to Europe, having finely divided leaves and umbels of white or pinkish flowers.
2. Also called car′away seed`. the aromatic seedlike fruit of this plant, used in cooking and medicine.
[1325–75; Middle English car(a)wai, variant of carwy < Medieval Latin carui < Arabic karawiyā]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caraway - a Eurasian plant with small white flowers yielding caraway seedcaraway - a Eurasian plant with small white flowers yielding caraway seed
caraway - leaves used sparingly in soups and stews
caraway seed - aromatic seeds of the caraway plant; used widely as seasoning
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Carum, genus Carum - caraway
whorled caraway - a caraway with whorled leaves
2.caraway - leaves used sparingly in soups and stews
herb - aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
caraway, Carum carvi - a Eurasian plant with small white flowers yielding caraway seed
Translations
kmín
kommen
kumina
köményköménymag
karwijkarwijzaad
karvekummin
kumina
kummin

caraway

[ˈkærəweɪ]
A. Nalcaravea f
B. CPD caraway seeds NPLcarvis mpl

caraway

[ˈkærəweɪ] modif
caraway seed → graine f de cumin, cumin m

caraway

nKümmel m

caraway

[ˈkærəˌweɪ] n (Bot) → cumino (dei prati)
caraway seed → seme m di cumino
References in classic literature ?
In five minutes they returned, the little ones bearing plates of thin caraway wafers,--hearts, diamonds, and circles daintily sugared, and flecked with caraway seed raised in the garden behind the house.
It was only how to put a core of truth within the ornaments, that every sugarplum, in fact, might have an almond or caraway seed in it -- though I hold that almonds are most wholesome without the sugar -- and not how the inhabitant, the indweller, might build truly within and without, and let the ornaments take care of themselves.
She lunched to-day on beer, Schweine-koteletten, and cabbage-salad with caraway seeds in it, and now I hear her through the open window, extemporising touching melodies in her charming, cooing voice.
Caraway said, "It is a tough call when you ask the NRA to reconsider coming to Dallas, but it is putting all citizens first, and getting them to come to the table and elected officials to come to the table and to address this madness now.
Filled with inexpensive, everyday ingredients like mushrooms or cabbage and flavored with caraway, the dough was usually made with lard.
Toast 2 tsp caraway seeds in a dry frying pan for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
RoundTower is a recognized leader in providing end-to-end solutions in sales, service, installation and support for their suite of fully customized managed services, said Brian Caraway, senior vice president for C Spire.
by Times News Service Caraway seeds are used to give a distinctive flavour to bread, cabbage, soups, chicken, and cookies.
FDgard capsules contain caraway oil and 1-Menthol, the chief component in peppermint oil, for the dietary management of FD.
Fry gently for eight minutes, then add the caraway seeds and cook for a few minutes until onion is soft and golden.
family: Apiaceae), known as caraway (black zeera in Iran), has been vastly used since ancient times for different purposes, including food flavoring and folklore therapy.
INGREDIENTS 1 savoy cabbage (whole) 2tbsp extra virgin rapeseed oil 150g smoked lardons (diced) 2 garlic cloves (roughly crushed) 1/2tsp mild curry powder 1tsp caraway seeds 1tsp celery seeds 3tbsp creme fraiche Crushed black pepper (to taste) METHOD FOR THE CABBAGE: Cut the cabbage in half, remove the dry leaves and the stalk.