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CILANTRO

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cilantro mean? 

CILANTRO (noun)
  The noun CILANTRO has 2 senses:

1. Old World herb with aromatic leaves and seed resembling parsley
2. parsley-like herb used as seasoning or garnish

  Familiarity information: CILANTRO used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CILANTRO (noun)


Sense 1cilantro [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Old World herb with aromatic leaves and seed resembling parsley

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

Chinese parsley; cilantro; coriander; coriander plant; Coriandrum sativum

Hypernyms ("cilantro" is a kind of...):

herb; herbaceous plant (a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests)

Meronyms (parts of "cilantro"):

Chinese parsley; cilantro; coriander (parsley-like herb used as seasoning or garnish)

coriander; coriander seed (dried coriander seeds used whole or ground)

Holonyms ("cilantro" is a member of...):

Coriandrum; genus Coriandrum (small genus of annual Mediterranean herbs)


Sense 2cilantro [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Parsley-like herb used as seasoning or garnish

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

Chinese parsley; cilantro; coriander

Hypernyms ("cilantro" is a kind of...):

herb (aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities)

Holonyms ("cilantro" is a part of...):

Chinese parsley; cilantro; coriander; coriander plant; Coriandrum sativum (Old World herb with aromatic leaves and seed resembling parsley)


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