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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Curcuma longa (0.01080 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Curcuma longa Curcuma longa n : widely cultivated tropical plant of India having yellow flowers and a large aromatic deep yellow rhizome; source of a condiment and a yellow dye [syn: turmeric, Curcuma domestica ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Curcuma longa Turmeric \Tur"mer*ic\, n. [F. terre-m['e]rite, NL. terramerita, turmerica; apparently meaning, excellent earth, but perhaps a corruption of Ar. kurkum. Cf. Curcuma.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) An East Indian plant of the genus Curcuma, of the Ginger family. [1913 Webster] 2. The root or rootstock of the Curcuma longa. It is externally grayish, but internally of a deep, lively yellow or saffron color, and has a slight aromatic smell, and a bitterish, slightly acrid taste. It is used for a dye, a medicine, a condiment, and a chemical test. [1913 Webster] Curcuma \Cur"cu*ma\ (k?r"k?-m?), n. [Cf. F., It., & Sp. curcuma; all fr. Ar. kurkum. Cf. Turmeric.] (Bot.) A genus of plants of the order Scitamine[ae], including the turmeric plant (Curcuma longa). [1913 Webster] Curcuma paper. (Chem.) See Turmeric paper, under Turmeric. [1913 Webster]

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