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 (sĭ-lăn′trō, -län′-)
The fresh stems and finely divided young leaves of the coriander plant, used in salads and various dishes as a flavoring and garnish. Also called Chinese parsley, coriander.

[Spanish, alteration of Late Latin coliandrum, from Latin coriandrum; see coriander.]


US and Canadian a European umbelliferous plant, Coriandrum sativum, widely cultivated for its aromatic seeds and leaves, used in flavouring food, etc. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): coriander
[C20: Spanish]


(ˈkɔr iˌæn dər, ˈkoʊr-)

1. Also called cilantro. an herb, Coriandrum sativum, of the parsley family, having strong-scented leaves used in cooking.
2. the aromatic seeds of this herb, used whole or ground as a flavoring.
[1350–1400; Middle English coriandre < Latin coriandrum < Greek koríandron, variant of koríannon]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cilantro - Old World herb with aromatic leaves and seed resembling parsleycilantro - Old World herb with aromatic leaves and seed resembling parsley
Chinese parsley, cilantro, coriander - parsley-like herb used as seasoning or garnish
coriander seed, coriander - dried coriander seeds used whole or ground
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Coriandrum, genus Coriandrum - small genus of annual Mediterranean herbs
2.cilantro - parsley-like herb used as seasoning or garnish
herb - aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
Chinese parsley, cilantro, coriander, coriander plant, Coriandrum sativum - Old World herb with aromatic leaves and seed resembling parsley
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