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coriander (kōr´ēăn´dər), strong-smelling Old World annual herb (Coriandrum sativum) of the family Umbelliferae (parsley family), cultivated for its fruits. Dried coriander seed contains an aromatic oil used as a flavoring, as a medicine, and in liqueurs. The seed itself is used as a spice similarly to that of the related caraway and cumin. Coriander is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Apiales, family Umbelliferae.

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coriander

co·ri·an·der / ˈkôrēˌandər; ˌkôrēˈandər/ • n. an aromatic Mediterranean plant (Coriandrum sativum) of the parsley family, the leaves and seeds of which are used as culinary herbs.

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coriander

coriander Strong-smelling herb of the carrot family native to the Mediterranean and Near East. The leaves, the ground seeds and oil from the seeds are used as aromatic flavourings in foods, medicines and liqueurs. Family Apiaceae/Umbelliferae; species Coriandrum sativum.

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coriander A herb, Coriandrum sativum (a member of the parsley family); the leaf is used fresh or dried, and the dried fruit (dhanyia) as a spice in meat products, bakery goods, gin, and curry powder.

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coriander the plant Coriandrum sativum. XIV. — (O)F. coriandre — L. coriandrum — Gr. korīannon, -dron.

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