caraway seed

caraway seed
noun see caraway

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • caraway seed — n CARAWAY (2) …   Medical dictionary

  • caraway seed — noun aromatic seeds of the caraway plant; used widely as seasoning • Hypernyms: ↑flavorer, ↑flavourer, ↑flavoring, ↑flavouring, ↑seasoner, ↑seasoning • Substance Holonyms: ↑seedcake, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caraway seed cake — Seed cake is a traditional British cake flavoured with caraway seeds. Caraway seeds have been long used in British cookery, and at one time caraway seed biscuits were prepared to mark the end of the sowing of the spring wheat. These particular… …   Wikipedia

  • caraway seed bread — noun bread containing caraway seeds • Hypernyms: ↑bread, ↑breadstuff, ↑staff of life …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caraway — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Ang …   Wikipedia

  • caraway — /kar euh way /, n. 1. a plant, Carum carvi, of the parsley family, native to Europe, having finely divided leaves and umbels of white or pinkish flowers. 2. Also called caraway seed. the aromatic seedlike fruit of this plant, used in cooking and… …   Universalium

  • seed cake — noun a sweet cake flavored with sesame or caraway seeds and lemon • Syn: ↑seedcake • Hypernyms: ↑cake • Substance Meronyms: ↑caraway seed * * * n. cake containing caraway seeds as flavoring * * * ˈseed cake f18 [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • caraway — car·a·way kar ə .wā n 1) a biennial usu. white flowered aromatic herb (Carum carvi) of the carrot family (Umbelliferae) with pungent fruits 2) the fruit of caraway that is used in cookery and confectionery and is the source of caraway oil called… …   Medical dictionary

  • caraway — noun Etymology: Middle English, probably from Medieval Latin carvi, from Arabic karawyā, from Greek karon Date: 13th century 1. a biennial usually white flowered aromatic Old World herb (Carum carvi) of the carrot family 2. the …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • caraway — n. an umbelliferous plant, Carum carvi, bearing clusters of tiny white flowers. Phrases and idioms: caraway seed its fruit used as flavouring and as a source of oil. Etymology: prob. OSp. alcarahueya f. Arab. alkarawiya, perh. f. Gk karon, kareon …   Useful english dictionary

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