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English noun: curry

1. curry (food) (East Indian cookery) a pungent dish of vegetables or meats flavored with curry powder and usually eaten with rice


Broader (hypernym)dish


Narrower (hyponym)lamb curry


Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation


Domain regionEast India, East Indies, Malay Archipelago


English verb: curry

1. curry (perception) season with a mixture of spices; typical of Indian cooking


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)flavor, flavour, season


Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation

2. curry (change) treat by incorporating fat


SamplesCurry tanned leather.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)process, treat

3. curry (body) give a neat appearance to


SamplesGroom the dogs.
Dress the horses.


ExamplesThey curry the animals


Synonymsdress, groom


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)beautify, embellish, fancify, prettify


Verb grouparrange, coif, coiffe, coiffure, do, dress, set









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