- Alternative spelling of cumin.
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 of cuminMiddle English ; from Old French cumin ; from Classical Latin cuminum ; from Classical Greek kyminon ; from Semitic as in Classical Hebrew (language) kammōn, Arabic kammūn
Also sp. cummin