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cilantro

[si-lahn-troh, -lan-] /sɪˈlɑn troʊ, -ˈlæn-/
noun
1.
Origin of cilantro
1900-1905
1900-05; < Spanish, variant of culantro < Vulgar Latin, dissimilated form of Latin coriandrum coriander
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cilantro

/sɪˈlæntrəʊ/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a European umbelliferous plant, Coriandrum sativum, widely cultivated for its aromatic seeds and leaves, used in flavouring food, etc Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) coriander
Word Origin
C20: Spanish
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n.

by 1907, from Spanish cilantro, variant of culantro, from Latin coriandrum "coriander" (see coriander).

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