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English noun: turmeric

1. turmeric (plant) widely cultivated tropical plant of India having yellow flowers and a large aromatic deep yellow rhizome; source of a condiment and a yellow dye


SynonymsCurcuma domestica, Curcuma longa


Broader (hypernym)herb, herbaceous plant


Part holonymturmeric


Member meronymCurcuma, genus Curcuma

2. turmeric (food) ground dried rhizome of the turmeric plant used as seasoning


Broader (hypernym)flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, seasoner, seasoning


Part meronymCurcuma domestica, Curcuma longa, turmeric









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