• WordNet 3.6
    • n coriander parsley-like herb used as seasoning or garnish
    • n coriander dried coriander seeds used whole or ground
    • n coriander Old World herb with aromatic leaves and seed resembling parsley
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Coriander (Bot) An umbelliferous plant, the Coriandrum sativum, the fruit or seeds of which have a strong smell and a spicy taste, and in medicine are considered as stomachic and carminative.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n coriander The popular name of the umbelliferous plant Coriandrum sativum. The fruit (popularly called coriander-seeds) is globose and nearly smooth, and pleasantly aromatic; it is used for flavoring curries, pastry, etc., and in medicine as a stimulant and carminative.
    • n coriander The fruit of this plant.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Coriander kōr-i-an′dėr an annual plant, the seeds of which when fresh have an offensive smell, used as a medicine, spice, &c
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. coriandrum, fr. Gr. , , perh. fr. bug, on account of the buglike or fetid smell of its leaves: cf. F. coriandre,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. coriandrum—Gr. koriannon.


In literature:

He had heard from Lady Coriander of a certain Popish plot; but could he connect Mr. Camperdown with it?
"Condensed Novels" by Bret Harte
Villars, as I have said, was coriander in Flanders.
"The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete" by Duc de Saint-Simon
Boil the first wort by itself; when boiling add three pounds of honey, a pound and a half of coriander seeds, one ounce of salt.
"Enquire Within Upon Everything" by Anonymous
Add three pounds of linseed meal, half a pound of coriander seeds, two ounces of salt, and the water necessary.
"Science in the Kitchen." by Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
The cabbage must be seasoned with a few grains of coriander, juniper berries, etc.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
Cakes can be flavoured with a variety of spices, such as cinnamon, mace, nutmeg, or powdered coriander seeds.
"Cassell's Vegetarian Cookery" by A. G. Payne
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
Coriander, and his crew, who picked up 156 officers and men.
"The New York Times Current History of the European War, Vol 1, Issue 4, January 23, 1915" by Various
The Coriander-seeds are as much as you can conveniently take in the hollow of your hand.
"The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened" by Kenelm Digby
The coriander, called katumbar, and the cardamum, puah lako, grow in abundance.
"The History of Sumatra" by William Marsden

In news:

1 tablespoon coriander seeds, cracked.
Once wilted add the prawns and coriander and simmer for a further 5 minutes.
In a small saucepan, combine butter, ginger, coriander, turmeric, salt, cayenne, and cardamom.
Madras curry powder is a blend of many spices, including cardamom, chiles, coriander and cumin.
Nevertheless, glasses stay full, and the food — typical of curries spiced with turmeric, coriander, cumin and ginger, and of tandoori grills found at most Indian restaurants — is consistently fresh and hot.
The tandoori fire brings out the flavors of the coriander and fennel in the rub which, to our delight, wasn't tarted up in a fake red color.
Monks' Wit is a classic white ale , seasoned with coriander, orange peel and a few "secret spices" that Merchant declined to reveal.
1 teaspoon whole coriander seeds.
Black Pepper-Coriander-Crusted Pork Serves 8 to 12.
Dressed in a chef 's smock, Coudreaut mixes toasted coriander and cumin with cilantro stems, lemongrass, ginger, and chilies in a blender.
Garam masala—a spice mix including coriander ( cilantro ), cumin, ginger and cloves, among others—is available in many mainstream grocery stores.
An ancient German beer style under revival by craft brewers in America, the gose (pronounced "goes-a") is typically noted for its tartness and mineral characteristics due to the use of coriander and salt.
Now deposit them in a cream sauce laced with such spices as coriander, cinnamon, clove, cumin, and fenugreek, rendering the gravy dark and fragrant.
1 tablespoon (15 mL) curry powder (or if you don't like your dip too spicy, use 1 teaspoon (5 mL) each of coriander, cumin and turmeric instead).
An entree of seared ahi tuna, with a chile-coriander crust, is one of Trezo Mare 's most successful seafood dishes.