Definition of Elettaria
1. Noun. Cardamom.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Zingiberaceae, Ginger Family, Zingiberaceae
Member holonyms: Cardamom, Cardamon, Elettaria Cardamomum
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elettaria
Literary usage of Elettaria
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"Long or Ceylon cardamoms are the fruit of a variety of elettaria Cardamomum White et Maton, which is still classed by some as a distinct species. ..."
2. The Vegetable Materia Medica of Western India by William Dymock (1885)
"... and has a bitter, pungent, camphoraceous taste, much like that of true zedoary ; the whole plant is aromatic. elettaria Cardamomum, Maion. ..."
3. Monks' Cookbook by Himalayan Academy, Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami (1997)
"CARDAMOM SEEDS, elettaria cardamomum For centuries cardamom has been extolled by spice traders for its sweet flavor and smell. It is found in just about all ..."