Definition of coriander noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌkɒriˈændə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɔːriˈændər//
[uncountable] Herbs and spices
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a plant whose leaves are used in cooking as a herb and whose seeds are used in cooking as a spice compare cilantro See related entries: Herbs and spices Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French coriandre, from Latin coriandrum, from Greek koriannon.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: coriander