cumin cumin  /ˈkju mən/


  1. (n) dwarf Mediterranean annual long cultivated for its aromatic seeds
  2. (n) aromatic seeds of the cumin herb of the carrot family



  1. A standout dish is rou jia mo: springy homemade flatbread that is filled with cumin-scented beef and served warm in tiny folded-paper parcels.
  2. Spices such as cumin, ginger and curry powder will come in colorful cardboard cartons that hold four teaspoon-size packets for $2.
  3. The Indian one has a cumin taste that's appealing but too strong.


  1. Refreshing recipes: Orange-ginger chicken tacos

    Rub the chicken with the orange zest, ginger, coriander, garlic, cumin and thyme. (Can do this a day in advance.)
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The News-Press

  2. Chef's salad updated with Mediterranean flair

    The traditional chef's salad is a snapshot of the typical 1970s-era American deli counter. This version has Mediterranean flair, with cumin-rubbed grilled shrimp, roasted peppers and a light lemon dressing.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Columbian

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