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Rhizomatous herb of India having aromatic seeds used as seasoning.  Synonyms: cardamon, Elettaria cardamomum.
Aromatic seeds used as seasoning like cinnamon and cloves especially in pickles and barbecue sauces.  Synonyms: cardamon, cardamum.

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"Cardamom" Quotes from Famous Books

... else read aloud; so she took matters into her own hands, and read herself, for an hour by the clock. Her voice was high and thin, and kept Mr. Montfort awake; she was apt to emphasise the wrong words, which made Margaret's soul cry out within her; and she stopped every few minutes to chew a cardamom seed with great deliberation. This simple action had the effect of making both her hearers extremely nervous, they could not have explained why. Also, she was afflicted with a sniff, which recurred at regular ...
— Margaret Montfort • Laura E. Richards

Words linked to "Cardamom" :   seasoning, flavourer, herb, genus Elettaria, seasoner, herbaceous plant, flavorer, flavouring, Elettaria, flavoring

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