Origin of turmeric
Examples from the Web for turmeric
This is exciting because it seems that this turmeric compound can enhance the characteristics of NSCs.
Turmeric is just the latest in a long line of “brain foods.”
Turmeric is a household spice in South Asia and a common ingredient in many curries.
Turmeric could have important abilities in healing and preventing brain damage—or this could be an aberrant finding.
Snoring—Take a cup of warm milk and mix in a tsp of Turmeric powder.Use These 15 Home Remedies Based On Ayurveda To Cure Menstrual Cramps, Hangovers, and Indigestion|Ari Meisel|January 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A piece of turmeric is suspended from the ceiling by a string, and a tray containing water coloured yellow placed beneath it.
On the following day, the bride is conducted to the house of the bridegroom, and they sprinkle each other with turmeric water.
Seven cubits of a thread dyed with turmeric are measured on the forearm of a girl seven years old, and cut off.
Take half a pound of turmeric, and a quarter of a pound of pearlash; boil in a gallon of water.Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million|Sarah Josepha Hale
A quantity of turmeric roots and annatto seeds are pounded separately in mortars until they are reduced to a very fine state.Philippine Mats|Hugo H. Miller
British Dictionary definitions for turmeric
Word Origin for turmeric
Word Origin and History for turmeric
pungent powder made from the root of an East Indian plant, 1530s, from Middle English turmeryte (early 15c.), of uncertain origin, perhaps from Middle French terremérite "saffron," from Medieval Latin terra merita, literally "worthy earth," though the reason why it would be called this is obscure.