Variant of cumin
- a small herb (Cuminum cyminum) of the umbel family, bearing umbels of small, white or rose flowers
- its aromatic fruits, used for flavoring pickles, soups, etc.
Origin: Middle English ; from Old French cumin ; from Classical Latin cuminum ; from Classical Greek kyminon ; from Semitic as inch(es) Classical Hebrew (language) kammōn, Arabic kammūn
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