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cardamom


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cardamom  \Car"da*mom\  (k[aum]r"d[.a]*m[u^]m),  n.  [L.  cardamomun 
  Gr  karda`mwmon] 
  1.  The  aromatic  fruit,  or  capsule  with  its  seeds,  of  several 
  plants  of  the  Ginger  family  growing  in  the  East  Indies  and 
  elsewhere,  and  much  used  as  a  condiment,  and  in  medicine. 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  A  plant  which  produces  cardamoms,  esp.  {Elettaria 
  Cardamomum}  and  several  species  of  {Amomum}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cardamom 
  n  1:  rhizomatous  herb  of  India  having  aromatic  seeds  used  as 
  seasoning  [syn:  {cardamon},  {Elettaria  cardamomum}] 
  2:  aromatic  seeds  used  as  seasoning  like  cinnamon  and  cloves 
  especially  in  pickles  and  barbecue  sauces  [syn:  {cardamon}, 
  {cardamum}] 




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