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Meaning of CARDAMOM

Pronunciation:  'kârdumum

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  aromatic seeds used as seasoning like cinnamon and cloves especially in pickles and barbecue sauces
  2. [n]  rhizomatous herb of India having aromatic seeds used as seasoning

CARDAMOM is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: cardamon, cardamon, cardamum, Elettaria cardamomum
 See Also: cardamom, cardamom, cardamum, Elettaria, Elettaria cardamomum, flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, genus Elettaria, herb, herbaceous plant, seasoner, seasoning



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Car"da*mom\ (k[aum]r"d[.a]*m[u^]m), n. [L. cardamomun,
Gr. karda`mwmon]
1. The aromatic fruit, or capsule with its seeds, of several
   plants of the Ginger family growing in the East Indies and
   elsewhere, and much used as a condiment, and in medicine.

2. (Bot.) A plant which produces cardamoms, esp. {Elettaria
   Cardamomum} and several species of {Amomum}.