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curry powder

noun
1.
a powdered preparation of spices and other ingredients, usually including turmeric and coriander, used for making curry or for seasoning food.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; curry1 + powder1
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British Dictionary definitions for curry-powder

curry powder

noun
1.
a mixture of finely ground pungent spices, such as turmeric, cumin, coriander, ginger, etc, used in making curries
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