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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Turmeric(0.00945 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Turmeric.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: 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: Curcuma longa, Curcuma domestica
2: ground dried rhizome of the turmeric plant used as seasoning
English → English (gcide)
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.]
1. (Bot.) An East Indian plant of the genus Curcuma, of the
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.
Turmeric \Tur"mer*ic\, a. (Chem.)
Of or pertaining to turmeric; resembling, or obtained from,
turmeric; specif., designating an acid obtained by the
oxidation of turmerol.
Turmeric paper (Chem.), paper impregnated with turmeric and
used as a test for alkaline substances, by which it is
changed from yellow to brown.
Turmeric root. (Bot.)