a plant, Carum carvi, of the parsley family, native to Europe, having finely divided leaves and umbels of white or pinkish flowers.
Also called caraway seed . the aromatic seedlike fruit of this plant, used in cooking and medicine.
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How to use caraway in a sentence
Check out the swordfish kebab, cooked over coals and painted with a sauce made vibrant with green chiles, cilantro, caraway and more.
For young children a little caraway or cinnamon water is to be preferred.
Besides the seeds of the poppy, already mentioned, those of caraway were used apparently to flavor the bread.The New Stone Age in Northern Europe | John M. Tyler
Now the dill flavour is called caraway seed; but it isn't the same, or doesn't seem so.Memoirs of an American Prima Donna | Clara Louise Kellogg
From a German bake shop get the bread, either "Kummel," (which is rye with caraway seeds), or Pumpernickel.Suppers | Paul Pierce
Season, add a pinch of caraway seed and serve with boiled noodles.Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book | Mary A. Wilson
British Dictionary definitions for caraway
an umbelliferous Eurasian plant, Carum carvi, having finely divided leaves and clusters of small whitish flowers
caraway seed the pungent aromatic one-seeded fruit of this plant, used in cooking and in medicine
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