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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Latin
Origin: cardamomum, from Greek, from kardamon plant with hot-tasting leaves + amomon Indian spice plant

cardamom

noun
     
Related topics: Cooking
car‧da‧mom [uncountable and countable]
DFC the seeds of an Asian fruit, used to give a special taste to Indian and Middle Eastern food

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