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co·ri·an·der

 (kôr′ē-ăn′dər, kôr′ē-ăn′dər)
n.
1. An aromatic annual Eurasian herb (Coriandrum sativum) in the parsley family, having parsleylike leaves and umbels of tiny white to pinkish flowers. It is cultivated for its edible fruits, leafy shoots, and roots.
2. The seedlike fruit of this plant, used whole or ground as a flavoring for food and as a seasoning, as in curry powder.
3. See cilantro.

[Middle English coriandre, from Old French, from Latin coriandrum, from Greek koriandron.]
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coriander

(ˌkɒrɪˈændə)
n
(Plants) a European umbelliferous plant, Coriandrum sativum, widely cultivated for its aromatic seeds and leaves, used in flavouring food, etc. US and Canadian name: cilantro
[C14: from Old French coriandre, from Latin coriandrum, from Greek koriannon, of uncertain origin]
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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]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coriander - Old World herb with aromatic leaves and seed resembling parsleycoriander - 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.coriander - dried coriander seeds used whole or ground
flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, seasoning, seasoner - something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
Chinese parsley, cilantro, coriander, coriander plant, Coriandrum sativum - Old World herb with aromatic leaves and seed resembling parsley
3.coriander - 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
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Translations
koriandr
koriander
گشنیز
korianteri
korijandar
コリアンダー
고수풀
koriander
ผักชี
rau mùi

coriander

[ˌkɒrɪˈændəʳ] Nculantro m, cilantro m
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coriander

[ˌkɒriˈændər] ncoriandre f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

coriander

nKoriander m
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coriander

[ˌkɒrɪˈændəʳ] ncoriandolo (pianta)
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coriander

كُزْبَرَة koriandr koriander Koriander κόλιαντρος cilantro korianteri coriandre korijandar coriandolo コリアンダー 고수풀 koriander koriander kolendra coentro, coentros кориандр koriander ผักชี kişniş rau mùi 芫荽
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