Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The fresh stems and finely divided young leaves of the coriander plant, used in salads and various dishes as a flavoring and garnish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun an Old World herb (Coriandrum sativum) with aromatic parsleylike leaves and seed.
  • noun a parsleylike herb used as seasoning or garnish.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun US the leaves of the coriander plant.

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

  • noun parsley-like herb used as seasoning or garnish
  • noun Old World herb with aromatic leaves and seed resembling parsley

Etymologies

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

[Spanish, alteration of Late Latin coliandrum, from Latin coriandrum; see coriander.]

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From Spanish cilantro, from Latin coriandrum ("coriander").

Examples

  • Since we are having so much fun with this; in my old San Francisco neighborhood adjacent to Chinatown, cilantro is known as chinese parsley.

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  • Since we are having so much fun with this; in my old San Francisco neighborhood adjacent to Chinatown, cilantro is known as chinese parsley.

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  • Since we are having so much fun with this; in my old San Francisco neighborhood adjacent to Chinatown, cilantro is known as chinese parsley.

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  • Since we are having so much fun with this; in my old San Francisco neighborhood adjacent to Chinatown, cilantro is known as chinese parsley.

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  • Since we are having so much fun with this; in my old San Francisco neighborhood adjacent to Chinatown, cilantro is known as chinese parsley.

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  • Since we are having so much fun with this; in my old San Francisco neighborhood adjacent to Chinatown, cilantro is known as chinese parsley.

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  • The normal cilantro is shooting up to flower, but ‘Delfino’ is still beautifully moundy.

    Incredible Edible of the Week: cilantro ‘Delfino’ « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • Feb 9th, 2010 at 12: 52 pm monstermooch: cilantro is awesome. the more the better.

    PROFILE: Midtown Lunch’er “Steve” | Midtown Lunch - Finding Lunch in the Food Wasteland of NYC's Midtown Manhattan

  • Since we are having so much fun with this; in my old San Francisco neighborhood adjacent to Chinatown, cilantro is known as chinese parsley.

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  • Since we are having so much fun with this; in my old San Francisco neighborhood adjacent to Chinatown, cilantro is known as chinese parsley.

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