Definition of Elettaria cardamomum
1. Noun. Rhizomatous herb of India having aromatic seeds used as seasoning.
Terms within: Cardamom, Cardamon, Cardamum
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Elettaria, Genus Elettaria
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Literary usage of Elettaria cardamomum
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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 Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"elettaria cardamomum of the hilly parts of Mysore, Coorg, ... The Elettaria cardamomum is also cultivated in Ceylon, and a species occurs wild. ..."
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 ..."
4. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1867)
"The cardamom of British pharmacy is the fruit of elettaria cardamomum, a native of the forests of Southern India. It varies considerably in form, ..."