noun Italian Cookery.

a powdered mixture of cinnamon, cloves, coriander, aniseed, and fennel seed.

Origin of tamara

origin uncertain


[tam-er-uh, tuh-mar-uh, -mahr-uh]


a female given name.
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  • To them, though, there was sent a little daughter, whom they called Tamara.

    Cornwall's Wonderland

    Mabel Quiller-Couch

  • One morning, Tamara got away earlier than usual from her cavern home.

    Cornwall's Wonderland

    Mabel Quiller-Couch

  • The Demon, baffled and furious, is left gazing upon the corpse of Tamara.

    The Russian Opera

    Rosa Newmarch

  • She did not love them and cast them to death like Tamara of the Caucasus.

    December Love

    Robert Hichens

  • He dreams of finding in Tamara the joys of the paradise he has foregone.