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

  • noun A pungent mix of spices used to flavor curry.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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


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