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carum carvi


Definitions from WordNet

Noun carum carvi has 1 sense
  1. caraway, Carum carvi - a Eurasian plant with small white flowers yielding caraway seed
    --1 is a kind of herb, herbaceous plant
    --1 is a member of Carum, genus Carum
    --1 has parts: caraway; caraway seed
    --1 has particulars: whorled caraway

Definitions from the Web

Carum Carvi


Carum Carvi is a biennial plant that belongs to the Apiaceae family, commonly known as caraway. It is native to Europe, Western Asia, and North Africa. The plant produces small aromatic seeds that are used in cooking and traditional medicine.



1. A perennial plant of the Apiaceae family, with finely divided leaves, white flowers, and small brown seeds.

2. The seeds of carum carvi used as a spice in cooking.



Carum carvi seeds are widely used as a flavoring agent in various dishes, such as bread, pastries, and sauerkraut.

The strong aroma of carum carvi enhances the taste of many traditional dishes.

Many herbal teas and digestive supplements contain carum carvi for its soothing properties.

Carum carvi essential oil is popularly used in aromatherapy for its calming effects.


In local folk medicine, carum carvi is believed to aid digestion and relieve bloating.

Local cuisines often include carum carvi in traditional recipes to add a unique flavor.

The locals gather carum carvi seeds during the harvesting season for personal culinary use.

Carum carvi-infused alcoholic beverages are a specialty of the region.

Sample Sentences:

1. I sprinkled some freshly ground carum carvi on top of the soup for an extra burst of flavor.

2. The carum carvi plants in my garden have grown beautifully, showcasing their delicate white flowers.

3. In herbal medicine, carum carvi is known for its carminative properties, providing relief from digestive discomforts.

4. The indigenous cuisine incorporates a generous amount of carum carvi seeds, creating unique and aromatic dishes.

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