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co•ri•an•der(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]
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|Noun||1.||Chinese parsley - Old World herb with aromatic leaves and seed resembling parsley|
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.||Chinese parsley - parsley-like herb used as seasoning or garnish|
herb - aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities