Meaning of turmeric
Pronunciation: (tûr'mur-ik), [key]
- the aromatic rhizome of an Asian plant, Curcuma domestica (or C. longa), of the ginger family.
- a powder prepared from it, used as a condiment, as in curry powder, or as a yellow dye, a medicine, etc.
- the plant itself.
- any of various similar substances or plants.
- turmeric (Thesaurus)