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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A pungent seasoning prepared from cumin, coriander, turmeric, and other spices.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A mixture of spices, usually including turmeric, commonly used in Asian cooking.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a condiment used for making curry, formed of various materials, including strong spices, as pepper, ginger, garlic, coriander seed, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The condiment used for making curry-sauce, composed of turmeric, coriander-seed, ginger, and cayenne-pepper, to which salt, cloves, cardamoms, pounded cinnamon, onions, garlic, scraped cocoanut, etc., may be added. See curry.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. pungent blend of cumin and ground coriander seed and turmeric and other spices

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