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cu·min

 (kyo͞o′mĭn, ko͞o′-, kŭm′ĭn)
n.
1.
a. An annual Mediterranean herb (Cuminum cyminum) in the parsley family, having finely divided leaves and clusters of small white or pink flowers.
b. The seedlike fruit of this plant used whole or ground for seasoning, as in curry and chili powders.
2. Black cumin.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin cumīnum, from Greek kumīnon, probably of Semitic origin; see kmn in Semitic roots.]
Usage Note: Historically, cumin was pronounced (kŭm′ĭn), where the first syllable is like the word come. However, in our 2012 survey, only 15 percent of the Usage Panel found this pronunciation acceptable and less than 2 percent remarked that it was their preferred pronunciation, suggesting that the traditional form is being supplanted by (kyo͞o′mĭn) and (ko͞o′mĭn), where the first syllable is like the word cue or coo.

cumin

(ˈkʌmɪn) or

cummin

n
1. (Plants) an umbelliferous Mediterranean plant, Cuminum cyminum, with finely divided leaves and small white or pink flowers
2. (Cookery) the aromatic seeds (collectively) of this plant, used as a condiment and a flavouring
[C12: from Old French, from Latin cumīnum, from Greek kuminon, of Semitic origin; compare Hebrew kammōn]

cum•in

(ˈkʌm ən, ˈkʊm- or, often, ˈku mən, ˈkyu-)

n.
1. a small plant, Cuminum cyminum, of the parsley family, bearing aromatic, seedlike fruit used as a spice in cooking.
2. the fruit or seeds of this plant.
[before 900; Middle English (< Old French comin); Old English cymen < Latin cumīnum < Greek kýmīnon < Semitic (compare Arabic kammūn, Hebrew kammōn cumin)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cumin - dwarf Mediterranean annual long cultivated for its aromatic seedscumin - dwarf Mediterranean annual long cultivated for its aromatic seeds
cumin seed, cumin - aromatic seeds of the cumin herb of the carrot family
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
2.cumin - aromatic seeds of the cumin herb of the carrot family
edible seed - many are used as seasoning
kummel - liqueur flavored with caraway seed or cumin
cumin, Cuminum cyminum - dwarf Mediterranean annual long cultivated for its aromatic seeds
Translations
kmín římskýřímský kmín
spidskommen
jeerajuustokuminakuminaroomankumina
kim
római kömény
jintan putih
クミン
커민
karvespisskarvespisskummen
spiskummin
ยี่หร่า

cumin

[ˈkʌmɪn] Ncomino m

cumin

[ˈkʌmɪn]
n (= spice) → cumin m
ground cumin → cumin en poudre
modif [seed, powder] → de cumin

cumin

nKreuzkümmel m

cumin

[ˈkʌmɪn] n (spice) → cumino

cumin

كَمُّون kmín římský spidskommen Kreuzkümmel κύμινο comino kumina cumin kim cumino クミン 커민 komijn karve kminek cominho, cominhos тмин spiskummin ยี่หร่า kimyon hạt của một loại cây gia vị ở vùng Địa Trung Hải 土茴香
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for ye pay tithe of mint, and anise, and cumin, and have omit- ted the weightier matters of the law, judgment, mercy, and faith; these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.
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1 small cauliflower, cut into small florets (retain the leaves) 2 tsp each cumin seeds and turmeric 3 tbsp olive oil (or melted coconut oil) 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp garlic and ginger paste 1 red chilli (deseeded if you prefer), finely chopped small pack coriander, stalks chopped, leaves picked to serve 2 x 250g pouches Puy lentils 400ml can coconut milk 2 limes, 1 juiced, 1 cut into wedges to serve Method 1 Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6.
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When it begins to bubble, add the cumin seeds and allow to sizzle until fragrant.
SPICY CHORIZO BITES AND SPICY DIPPING SAUCE INGREDIENTS 500g chorizo cooking sausages 50g fresh breadcrumbs 1/2 tsp each fennel seeds and cumin seeds 300g ready-rolled puff pastry 1 egg, beaten Poppy seeds For the spicy dipping sauce: 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 1 tbsp olive oil 400ml passata 1 tsp each ground cumin, paprika and crushed red chillies 1 tsp red wine vinegar METHOD: 1.
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SERVES 2 GENEROUSLY INGREDIENTS n 2tbsp sunflower oil n 2 onions, finely chopped n 1 red fresh chilli, finely chopped n 2cm piece of ginger, peeled and finely chopped n 3 cloves of garlic, chopped n 1tbsp ground turmeric n 2tsp garam masala n 2tsp ground cumin n 1tsp cumin seeds n 400ml can full-fat coconut milk n 1 small cauliflower, cut into bite-size florets n 2 large flatbreads (optional) n 200g ready-to-eat or tinned puy lentils To serve: Handful of fresh coriander, roughly chopped; generous pinch sea salt; half a fresh red chilli, finely sliced METHOD 1 Heat the oil in a large pan over a medium heat.
INGREDIENTS: A glug of olive oil, 1 tsp cumin seeds, 2 onions, chopped, 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped, 500g beef mince, 250g pork mince, 2 tsp ground coriander, 2 tsp ground cumin, 2 tsp smoked paprika, 1 tsp dried chilli flakes, 400g tin chopped tomatoes, 1 Oxo rich beef onion and rosemary stock pot, made with 600ml boiling water, 10g dark chocolate, sea salt, fresh coriander leaves, chopped, to serve.
In January 2015, the FSA were made aware of an issue with the presence of undeclared nuts in cumin based products.
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