coriander plant

noun
Old World herb with aromatic leaves and seed resembling parsley
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Coriandrum, ↑genus Coriandrum
Part Meronyms: ↑coriander, ↑Chinese parsley, ↑cilantro, ↑coriander seed

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  • CORIANDER — CORIANDER, plant called gad in the Bible and kusbar in the Mishnah and the Targum Pseudo Jonathan. The manna is described as being like coriander seed, white (Ex. 16:31), and like coriander seed, and in color it was like bdellium (Num. 11:7).… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • coriander seed — noun dried coriander seeds used whole or ground • Syn: ↑coriander • Hypernyms: ↑flavorer, ↑flavourer, ↑flavoring, ↑flavouring, ↑seasoner, ↑seasoning …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coriander (disambiguation) — Coriander may refer to: Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) is a plant. Coriander is the name of a character in the PS2 game, Steambot Chronicles Coriander is release name of the latest version of Netvibes. Koriand r is the name of the DC Comics… …   Wikipedia

  • Coriander — Co ri*an der (k? r? ?n d?r), n. [L. coriandrum, fr. Gr. ????, ????, perh. fr. ??? bug, on account of the buglike or fetid smell of its leaves: cf. F. coriandre.] (Bot.) An umbelliferous plant, the {Coriandrum sativum}, the fruit or seeds of which …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coriander — ► NOUN ▪ an aromatic Mediterranean plant of the parsley family, the leaves and seeds of which are used in cookery. ORIGIN Old French coriandre, from Greek koriannon …   English terms dictionary

  • coriander — [kôr′ē an΄dər, kôr΄ē an′dər] n. [ME & OFr coriandre < L coriandrum < Gr koriandron, koriannon] 1. a European annual herb (Coriandrum sativum) of the umbel family 2. its strong smelling, seedlike fruit, used in flavoring food and liqueurs,… …   English World dictionary

  • Coriander — For other uses, see Coriander (disambiguation). Chinese parsley redirects here. This can also refer to the unrelated Heliotropium curassavicum. Coriander Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • coriander — /kawr ee an deuhr, kohr /, n. an herb, Coriandrum sativum, of the parsley family, native to Europe, having strong scented leaves used in cooking and aromatic seeds used as a seasoning and in medicine. Also called Chinese parsley, cilantro. [1350… …   Universalium

  • Coriander —    Heb. gad, (Ex. 16:31; Num. 11:7), seed to which the manna is likened in its form and colour. It is the Coriandrum sativum of botanists, an umbelliferous annual plant with a round stalk, about two feet high. It is widely cultivated in Eastern… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • coriander — [[t]kɒ̱riæ̱ndə(r), AM kɔ͟ː [/t]] N UNCOUNT Coriander is a plant with seeds that are used as a spice and leaves that are used as a herb …   English dictionary

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