American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. See coriander.
- n. US the leaves of the coriander plant.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. an Old World herb (Coriandrum sativum) with aromatic parsleylike leaves and seed.
- n. a parsleylike herb used as seasoning or garnish.
- n. parsley-like herb used as seasoning or garnish
- n. Old World herb with aromatic leaves and seed resembling parsley
- From Spanish cilantro, from Latin coriandrum ("coriander"). (Wiktionary)
- Spanish, alteration of Late Latin coliandrum, from Latin coriandrum; see coriander. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Feb 9th, 2010 at 12: 52 pm monstermooch: cilantro is awesome. the more the better.”
“The normal cilantro is shooting up to flower, but ‘Delfino’ is still beautifully moundy.”
“Since we are having so much fun with this; in my old San Francisco neighborhood adjacent to Chinatown, cilantro is known as chinese parsley.”
“If you smoke something and serve it to me with hot sauce and coriander (I'm a Brit, cilantro is coriander leaf ...)”
“I mash avocados with salt, then stir in cilantro, jalapeno, lime juice and CUMIN (my not so secret ingredient).”
“We wage small wars in restaurants with wait staff who assume our requests to hold the cilantro is a preference, not a necessity.”
“Coriander, by the way, is also known as cilantro or Chinese parsley, so if you can't find "coriander" in your market, look for it by its other names.”
“Winter annual herbs of dill, coriander (also known as cilantro) and chervile are best started from seed in late summer.”
“Coriander leaf or seed - Fresh coriander leaves, also known as cilantro, bear a strong resemblance to Italian flat-leaf parsley, but with a stronger, distinct scent.”
“One farmer has already agreed to plant cilantro, which is popular in the South Bronx.”
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