Meaning of caraway

car•a•way

Pronunciation: (kar'u-wā"), [key]
— n.
  1. a plant, Carum carvi, of the parsley family, native to Europe, having finely divided leaves and umbels of white or pinkish flowers.
  2. Also calledthe aromatic seedlike fruit of this plant, used in cooking and medicine.
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