1. turmeric

noun. ground dried rhizome of the turmeric plant used as seasoning.


  • seasoning
  • flavorer
  • Curcuma domestica
  • Curcuma longa
  • flavourer
  • flavouring
  • seasoner

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2. turmeric

noun. widely cultivated tropical plant of India having yellow flowers and a large aromatic deep yellow rhizome; source of a condiment and a yellow dye.


  • herbaceous plant
  • herb
  • Curcuma
  • Curcuma longa
  • genus Curcuma

Sentences with turmeric

1. Noun, singular or mass
Dyeing with turmeric is a basic process that has been used for centuries across the world.

2. Adjective
You may prefer to use less turmeric due to the yellow tint or you may increase it if you enjoy the warm glow it puts forth.

3. Verb, base form
Do not use neem or turmeric if you are allergic to salicylic acid.

4. Personal pronoun
According to an October 2017 review in ​Foods,turmeric has several health benefits, among them the reduction of inflammation.

5. Particle
That makes turmeric a great addition to your diet for water retention treatment.