Definitions of cumin

  1. dwarf Mediterranean annual long cultivated for its aromatic seeds Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. aromatic seeds of the cumin herb of the carrot family Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. A dwarf umbelliferous plant, somewhat resembling fennel (Cuminum Cyminum), cultivated for its seeds, which have a bitterish, warm taste, with an aromatic flavor, and are used like those of anise and caraway. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. A plant genus of the family APIACEAE. The seed is used in SPICES. Medical Dictionary DB
  5. A plant of the parsley family, or its seeds. cummin. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. An annual plant, whose seeds have a bitterish warm taste, and are carminative. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. CUMMIN, kum'in, n. an umbelliferous plant, common in Egypt, and cultivated in southern Europe and India--its seeds, resembling the caraway, valuable as carminatives. [L. cuminum--Gr. kyminon, cog. with Heb. kammôn.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  8. Cuminum cyminum- c. Faux, Nigella- c. des Pres, Carum. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  9. The genus Cuminum. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  10. Cuminum cyminum. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  11. The fruist of a small annual umbelliferous plant [L.], native of the East, mentioned in the Old and New Testaments (Isa. XXVIII. 25, 27 ; Matt. XXIII. 23) ; used in many places as a carminative, and sometimes mixed with food. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  12. n. [Greek] A dwarf umbelliferous plant, somewhat resembling fennel, cultivated for its aromatic seeds. Cabinet Dictionary

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