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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
References in classic literature ?
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.
Peanut-free Facilities: We do not handle any peanut materials in our facilities where cumin seeds are cleaned and ground, thereby eliminating the possibility of cross-contamination.
Some food suppliers have been accused of fraudulently replacing expensive cumin seeds with cheaper almonds and peanuts to save money.
Add cumin powder, coriander and turmeric, then cook for a further minute, stirring so spice mix coats it all.
Low-calorie cooking spray 2 garlic cloves, peeled and thinly sliced 2 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp each of black mustard seeds and crushed coriander seeds 12-15 fresh curry leaves 740g salmon fillet, skinned and cut into bite-sized pieces 2 level tbsp tomato puree 1 Spray a large saucepan with low-calorie cooking spray and place over a medium heat.
Serve topped with the fried potatoes and cumin seeds.
spicy beans & feta Ingredients 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 210g can red kidney beans, drained 1 large lime (zest and juice of 1/2, the other 1/2 cut into wedges) 3 tomatoes, diced 1 banana shallot, finely chopped 1 green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped Generous handful coriander, chopped, plus a few extra leaves 85g/3oz feta 1 large or 2 small avocados, stoned and peeled Method 1 Put the cumin seeds in a small pan on the hob and lightly toast.
Add the beans, tomatoes with their liquid, cumin, and cayenne pepper.
Cook's tips - If you already have a pack or jar of beetroot in vinegar at home, just dress with the oil and cumin seeds, and don't add more vinegar.
fresh herbs such as mint, dill and parsley, and spices and seasonings like cumin, paprika, cinnamon, Aleppo pepper and sumac.
I have seen many varieties of dukkah but the first one I ever tried had a real cumin taste which I loved.
INGREDIENTS: 3 lamb chops (approx 1kg), washed and patted dry Marinade 2tbsp ginger paste 1tsp salt 1tsp red chilli powder 1tsp coriander powder 1tsp cumin powder 100g thick and creamy yoghurt 1tbsp lemon juice 2tbsp oil Butter, for basting Coating 50g coriander seeds 25g cumin seeds 10g black peppercorns Bunch fresh coriander Accompaniments 500g grated boiled potatoes 2tbsp oil 10 curry leaves 1 /2 cumin seeds 1tsp ginger, chopped 1tsp turmeric 1tsp salt 100ml cream 500g fresh broccoli, cut into florets 50g butter 1tsp garlic