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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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