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kümmel

[ kim-uhl; German ky-muhl ]
/ ˈkɪm əl; German ˈkü məl /
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noun
a colorless cordial or liqueur flavored with cumin, caraway seeds, etc., made especially in the Baltic area.
Leyden cheese containing caraway seeds.
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Origin of kümmel

1880–85; <German Kümmel,Old High German kumil, apparently dissimilated variant of kumincumin
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British Dictionary definitions for kümmel

kümmel
/ (ˈkʊməl, German ˈkyməl) /

noun
a German liqueur flavoured with aniseed and cumin

Word Origin for kümmel

C19: from German Kümmel, from Old High German kumil, probably variant of kumin cumin
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