Meaning of cardamom
Pronunciation: (kär'du-mum), [key]
- the aromatic seed capsules of a tropical Asian plant, Elettaria cardamomum, of the ginger family, used as a spice or condiment and in medicine.
- the plant itself.
- a related plant, Amomum compactum, or its seeds, used as a substitute for true cardamom.
- cardamom (Thesaurus)