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Cardamoms (mountains, Thailand and Cambodia)

Cardamoms (kär´dəməmz), Thai Banthat, Khmer Kravanh, mountain group extending c.100 mi (160 km) along the Thai-Cambodian border, E of Chanthaburi, SE Thailand. The mountains receive monsoon rains and have a dense vegetation cover. A Khmer Rouge stronghold in the late 20th cent., the Cambodian Cardamoms remain relatively undeveloped and preserve many unusual species. Some 2.44 million acres (809,000 hectares) in the Cardamoms are part of a protected forest and two wildlife sancturies,

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cardamom

cardamom The seeds and dried, nearly ripe, fruit of Elettaria cardamomum, a member of the ginger family. An aromatic spice used as a flavouring in sausages, bakery goods, sugar confectionery, and whole in mixed pickling spice. It is widely used in Indian cooking (the Hindi name is elaichi), and as one of the ingredients of curry powder. Arabic coffee (similar to Turkish coffee) is flavoured with ground cardamom seeds.

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cardamom

car·da·mom / ˈkärdəməm/ (also cardamon / -mən/ ) • n. 1. the aromatic seeds of a plant of the ginger family, used as a spice and also medicinally. 2. the Southeast Asian plant (Elettaria cardamomum) that bears these seeds.

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cardamom

cardamom Pungent spice made from seeds of a plant of the ginger family (Zingiberaceae), often mixed with turmeric to make a type of curry. Species Elettaria cardamomum.

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cardamom

cardamom, -mum XV. — (O)F. cardamome or L. cardamōmum — Gr. kardámōmon, f. kárdamon cress + ámōmon Indian spice.

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cardamom

cardamom (kär´dəməm): see ginger.

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cardamom

cardamom See AMOMUM.

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