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Noun: cardamom  kaa(r)-du-mum
  1. Rhizomatous herb of India having aromatic seeds used as seasoning
    - cardamon, Elettaria cardamomum
  2. Aromatic seeds used as seasoning like cinnamon and cloves especially in pickles and barbecue sauces
    - cardamon, cardamum

Derived forms: cardamoms

Type of: flavor [US], flavorer [US], flavoring [US], flavour [Brit, Cdn], flavourer [Brit, Cdn], flavouring [Brit, Cdn], herb, herbaceous plant, seasoner, seasoning

Part of: Elettaria, genus Elettaria

Encyclopedia: Cardamom