Chinese parsley


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Chinese parsley

n.

co•ri•an•der

(ˈkɔr iˌæn dər, ˈkoʊr-)

n.
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.Chinese parsley - Old World herb with aromatic leaves and seed resembling parsleyChinese parsley - 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.Chinese parsley - 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
References in periodicals archive ?
Flavorings were added by grated green mangoes, patis (fish sauce), calamansi, kinchay (Chinese parsley) and one ingredient that can be found only in Cavite-unsoy-that looks like dill but is a variety of wansoy or cilantro.
Top the salad with Chinese parsley, and toasted sesame seeds.
Generally it is known as Cilantro, Chinese parsley or dhania in some countries.

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