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Caraway

[kar-uh-wey]
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noun
  1. Hattie Ophelia Wyatt,1878–1950, U.S. politician: first elected woman senator, from Arkansas, 1932.
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British Dictionary definitions for hattie caraway

caraway

noun
  1. an umbelliferous Eurasian plant, Carum carvi, having finely divided leaves and clusters of small whitish flowers
  2. caraway seed the pungent aromatic one-seeded fruit of this plant, used in cooking and in medicine
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Word Origin

C14: probably from Medieval Latin carvi, from Arabic karawyā, from Greek karon
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Word Origin and History for hattie caraway

caraway

n.

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.

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