Meaning of “turmeric” in the English Dictionary

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"turmeric" in British English

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turmericnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈtɜː.mər.ɪk/ us /ˈtɝː.mər.ɪk/

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.

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