Definition of curry leaf noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


curry leaf

BrE BrE//ˈkʌri liːf//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɜːri liːf//
[countable, uncountable] Herbs and spices
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a type of shrub (= a large plant) or small tree grown in India and Sri Lanka; the leaf of this tree, widely used as a spice in Indian cooking Food is seasoned with cardamom, curry leaves and fenugreek. The curry leaf is a major attraction for migratory birds. See related entries: Herbs and spices