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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Ground dried rhizome of a certain plant used as seasoning; Widely cultivated tropical plant of India having yellow flowers and a large aromatic deep yellow rhizome.

Usage examples (32)
  • Some soak the plantains in turmeric water to get rid of the stickiness.
  • Interesting reply to my earlier post about the Alzheimer's fighting effect of curcumin, a chemical found in turmeric:
  • Well the curry spice contains a substance know as turmeric which has been used for centuries to treat obesity.
  • Curry ingredients, such as turmeric, are actually good for the brain. for more
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