Definition of Carum carvi
1. Noun. A Eurasian plant with small white flowers yielding caraway seed.
Terms within: Caraway, Caraway Seed
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Carum, Genus Carum
Specialized synonyms: Whorled Caraway
Lexicographical Neighbors of Carum Carvi
Literary usage of Carum carvi
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1867)
"Cicuta virosa, Carum carvi, ... Hydrocotyle vul- garis, Cicuta virosa, Carum Carvi, and Slum angustifolium; the identity of the latter, however, ..."
2. Principles of Pharmacy by Henry Vinecome Arny (1917)
"293) and of compound spirit of juniper (p. 181). Dose.—0.2 mil (3 minims). CARUM—Caraway (Caraway Seed) The dried fruits of Carum carvi Linné (Farn. ..."
3. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1905)
"The fruit of Carum carvi, Linné (f.'. SP) (Carum Carui, Linné). Nat. ... Carum carvi (Carui) is a biennial plant, with a fusiform, fleshy root, ..."
4. The Microanalysis of Powdered Vegetable Drugs by Albert Schneider (1921)
"... G. Carvi, Cumin des pre's, Fr. The fruit of Carum carvi L., Umbelliferae. Greenish brown. Aromatic, recalling coriander. Pungent; bitterish, sweetish. ..."
5. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller (1906)
"The so-called caraway seed, used in bread and cakes as well as in medicine, is the fruit of Carum carvi L., a native of Europe, where it is also extensively ..."