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car·da·mom

 (kär′də-məm) or car·da·mon (-mən)
n.
1.
a. A rhizomatous herb (Elettaria cardamomum) native to South Asia, having capsular fruits with aromatic seeds used as a spice.
b. The capsules or seeds of this plant, used especially in South and Southeast Asian cuisine and in baked goods. In both subsenses, also called green cardamom.
2. Black cardamom.

[Middle English cardamome, from Old French cardemome, from Latin cardamōmum, from Greek kardamōmon, probably haplology for *kardamamōmom : kardamon, garden cress (of Near Eastern origin; akin to Akkadian kuddimmu, garden cress, whose seeds are used as a condiment and spice in Asian cuisines) + amōmon, an Indian spice, probably black cardamom; akin to Akkadian ḫamīmu and Aramaic ḥəmāmā, an aromatic, perhaps a kind of cardamom.]

cardamom

(ˈkɑːdəməm) or

cardamum

;

cardamon

(ˈkɑːdəmən)
n
1. (Plants) a tropical Asian zingiberaceous plant, Elettaria cardamomum, that has large hairy leaves
2. (Cookery) the seeds of this plant, used esp as a spice or condiment
3. (Plants) a related East Indian plant, Amomum cardamomum, whose seeds are used as a substitute for cardamom seeds
[C15: from Latin cardamōmum, from Greek kardamōmon, from kardamon cress + amōmon an Indian spice]

car•da•mom

(ˈkɑr də məm)

also car•da•mon

(-mən)

car′da•mum,



n.
the aromatic seed capsules of a tropical Asian plant, Elettaria cardamomum, of the ginger family, used as a spice or condiment and in medicine.
[1350–1400; Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin cardamōmum < Greek]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cardamom - rhizomatous herb of India having aromatic seeds used as seasoningcardamom - rhizomatous herb of India having aromatic seeds used as seasoning
cardamum, cardamom, cardamon - aromatic seeds used as seasoning like cinnamon and cloves especially in pickles and barbecue sauces
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.cardamom - aromatic seeds used as seasoning like cinnamon and cloves especially in pickles and barbecue sauces
flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, seasoning, seasoner - something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
cardamom, cardamon, Elettaria cardamomum - rhizomatous herb of India having aromatic seeds used as seasoning
Translations
kardemumma
kardemumma

cardamom

[ˈkɑːdəməm] Ncardamomo m

cardamom

[ˈkɑːrdəməm] ncardamome f

cardamom

nKardamom m or nt

cardamom

[ˈkɑːdəməm] cardamon [ˈkɑːdəmən] ncardamomo
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Natural phenolic extracts from cardamom, (Elettaria cardamomum), sumac (Rhus coriaria) and pomegranate (Punica granatum) - Potential application to control pathogenic bacteria in foods.
The preparation of this folk medicine involves the crushing of dry prickly fruit in water through identical quantity of poppy seeds (Papaver somniferum L.), Corchorus depressus, almond (Prunus amygdalis Batsch), rose flowers (Rosa damascena Miller), seeds of cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum, Maton) and the candy (Egyptian) locally "Thadal" is acknowledged as a cooling agent in the summer.
castaneum eggs, highlighting that the strongest effect was recorded for Elettaria cardamomum (Zingiberaceae), while, unexpectedly, Azadirachta indica (Meliaceae) presented the lowest impact on pest survival.
Solvent free microwave extraction of Elletaria cardamomum L.: A multivariate study of a new technique for the extraction of essential oil.
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Nayak, "Green synthesis of gold nanoparticles using Elettaria cardamomum (ELAICHI) aqueous extract," World Journal of Nano Science Technology, vol.
Rao, "Phyto chemical analysis of Eletteria Cardamomum leaf extract," World Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol.
Arif, "Effect of dietary supplementation of Ellataria cardamomum and Nigella sativa on the toxicity of rancid corn oil in rats," International Journal of Pharmacology, vol.