1. turmeric, Curcuma longa, Curcuma domestica, herb, herbaceous plant

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

2. turmeric, flavorer, flavourer, flavoring, flavouring, seasoner, seasoning

usage: ground dried rhizome of the turmeric plant used as seasoning

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