Origin of cumin
Examples from the Web for cumin
Within days, grilled lamb skewers spiced with cumin and chili were back on the street.
“In the mountains, if you need some cumin or potatoes, you just knock on a door,” he said.
A single meal could include clove, cumin, jalapeños, Madeira, sweet potatoes, and whipped heavy cream.
Add the onions, tomatoes, garlic, thyme, bay leaves, cumin, cloves and cinnamon.
Cumin, cinnamon, and tart-sweet prunes give this exotic stew North African flavor.What to Eat: One-Pot Meals for a Busy Holiday Season|Cookstr.com|December 15, 2009|DAILY BEAST
One set consisted of Sinkina, the other of a mixture of alcohol, sugar and water with some oil of cumin.
Tenures of cumin do not appear to have been common in the two counties.Bygone Cumberland and Westmorland|Daniel Scott
The seeds of the cuminum cyminum (cumin) afford an oil similar to the preceding, but not so agreeable.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
Cumin is mentioned in Scripture as something particularly nice.Cakes & Ale|Edward Spencer
Now you've took it away between you, cumin' aht with it like this.The Pigeon (Third Series Plays)|John Galsworthy
Word Origin for cumin
Old English cymen, from Latin cuminum, from Greek kyminon, cognate with Hebrew kammon, Arabic kammun.