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turmericnoun [U]

uk   /ˈtɜː.mər.ɪk/  us   /ˈtɝː.mɚ-/
a ​yellowpowder, used as a ​spice to ​flavourparticularfoods, ​especially curry, and give them a ​yellowcolour. It is made from the ​root of an ​Asianplant.
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