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English → English (WordNet) Definition: turmeric turmeric 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) Definition: Turmeric 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] 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. [1913 Webster] 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.) (a) Bloodroot. (b) Orangeroot. [1913 Webster]


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