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Noun: coriander  'kor-ee,an-du(r) [N. Amer], ,kó-ree'an-du(r) [Brit]
  1. Old World herb with aromatic leaves and seed resembling parsley
    - coriander plant, Chinese parsley, cilantro [N. Amer], Coriandrum sativum
  2. Dried coriander seeds used whole or ground
    - coriander seed
  3. Parsley-like herb used as seasoning or garnish
    - Chinese parsley, cilantro [N. Amer]

Derived forms: corianders

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

Part of: Coriandrum, genus Coriandrum

Encyclopedia: Coriander