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English definition of “turmeric”


noun [U]     /ˈtɜː.mər.ɪk/ US  /ˈtɝː.mɚ-/
a yellow powder , used as a spice to flavour particular foods , especially curry , and give them a yellow colour . It is made from the root of an Asian plant .Herbs and spices
(Definition of turmeric noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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