Origin of caraway
Examples from the Web for caraway
Historical Examples of caraway
The oil of caraway is extracted from the seeds of the carum carui.
It may be made by the action of iodine on oil of caraway or on camphor.
Caraway seeds or ginger can be added, to vary these at pleasure.
The seeds are sweet-savoured, something like those of the caraway, but more potent.Cakes & Ale
The Decatur has gone to Caraway to protect the missionaries there.Journal of an African Cruiser
Word Origin for caraway
late 13c., from Old Spanish alcarahuaya, alcaravea, from Arabic al-karawiya, of unknown origin but suspected to be somehow from Greek karon "cumin." Also as Anglo-Latin carvi, Old French carvi.