cilantro

[si-lahn-troh, -lan-]
noun

Origin:
1900–05; < Spanish, variant of culantro < Vulgar Latin, dissimilated form of Latin coriandrum coriander

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cilantro (sɪˈlæntrəʊ)
 
n
(US), (Canadian) Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): coriander a European umbelliferous plant, Coriandrum sativum, widely cultivated for its aromatic seeds and leaves, used in flavouring food, etc
 
[C20: Spanish]

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cilantro
from Sp., variant of culantro, from L. coriandrum "coriander."
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Then finely chop these ingredients, including the cilantro.
Spoon the sauce over cooked chicken and garnish with cilantro.
Spread the fried potatoes over the picadillo and sprinkle with freshly shopped
  cilantro.
Dress with fresh lime, sour cream, and cilantro for a southwestern salad.
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