Definitions

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  • proper noun A genus of about 80 accepted species in the plant family Zingiberaceae that contains such species as turmeric and Siam Tulip.

Etymologies

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From New Latin, from Arabic كركم (kúrkum, "turmeric")

Examples

  • Turmeric is botanically known as Curcuma longa, derived from the old Arabic name for the kurkum.

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  • Turmeric is botanically known as Curcuma longa, derived from the old Arabic name for the kurkum.

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  • Turmeric is botanically known as Curcuma longa, derived from the old Arabic name for the kurkum.

    Wil's Ebay E-Store

  • Turmeric is botanically known as Curcuma longa, derived from the old Arabic name for the kurkum.

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  • Turmeric is botanically known as Curcuma longa, derived from the old Arabic name for the kurkum.

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  • Curcumin comes from a perennial herb called Curcuma longa. products from reliable chinese wholesalers on DHgate. com!

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  • Turmeric is botanically known as Curcuma longa, derived from the old Arabic name for the kurkum.

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  • Turmeric is botanically known as Curcuma longa, derived from the old Arabic name for the kurkum.

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  • Before night we had sighted the Ras Kurkumah, so called from its "Curcuma" (turmeric) hue, the yellow point facing the islet-tomb of Shaykh Marbat. [

    The Land of Midian — Volume 2

  • Curcumin, chemically diferuloylmethane, and its derivatives demethoxycurcumin and bisdemethoxycurcumin, collectively known as curcuminoids, are responsible for the yellow pigment derived from the roots of the perennial herb turmeric Curcuma longa L.

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  • See curcuma.

    December 7, 2011