curcuma longa definition

  • noun:
    • widely cultivated exotic plant of Asia having yellow flowers and a sizable aromatic deep yellow rhizome; source of a condiment and a yellow-dye
    • extensively cultivated exotic plant of India having yellowish blossoms and a big aromatic deep yellow rhizome; supply of a condiment and a yellow dye

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