Meaning of “coriander” in the English Dictionary


"coriander" in English

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coriandernoun [ U ]

uk /ˌkɒr.iˈæn.dər/ us /ˈkɔːr.i.æn.dɚ/

Examples from literature

  • Cakes can be flavoured with a variety of spices, such as cinnamon, mace, nutmeg, or powdered coriander seeds. 
  • Ginger root, coriander seed, and orange peels, are employed as flavouring substances chiefly by the ale brewers. 
  • Mince fine, season with ground coriander seed, salt, pepper, and a small quantity of nutmeg. 
  • To five gallons soup stock add five ounces salt, a quarter teaspoonful of coriander seed and a quarter teaspoonful of powdered cloves, and bring to boil. 
  • Vegetables grown in the country included onions, leeks, celery, lettuce, radish, carrots, garlic, shallots, parsnip, dill, chervil, marigold, coriander, and poppy. 

(Definition of “coriander” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)