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Noun: cumin  kú-min or k(y)û-min
  1. Dwarf Mediterranean annual long cultivated for its aromatic seeds
    - Cuminum cyminum, cummin
  2. Aromatic seeds of the cumin herb of the carrot family
    - cumin seed, cummin, jeera [Asia]

Derived forms: cumins

Type of: edible seed, herb, herbaceous plant

Part of: Cuminum, genus Cuminum, kummel

Encyclopedia: Cumin, William