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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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(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-)
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.||coriander - 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.||coriander - dried coriander seeds used whole or ground|
flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, seasoning, seasoner - something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
|3.||coriander - parsley-like herb used as seasoning or garnish|
herb - aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
coriander[ˌkɒriˈændər] n → coriandre f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Koriander m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
coriander[ˌkɒrɪˈændəʳ] n → coriandolo (pianta)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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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