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Caraway

[kar-uh-wey] /ˈkær əˌweɪ/
noun
1.
Hattie Ophelia Wyatt, 1878–1950, U.S. politician: first elected woman senator, from Arkansas, 1932.
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British Dictionary definitions for h.o.w. caraway

caraway

/ˈkærəˌweɪ/
noun
1.
an umbelliferous Eurasian plant, Carum carvi, having finely divided leaves and clusters of small whitish flowers
2.
caraway seed, the pungent aromatic one-seeded fruit of this plant, used in cooking and in medicine
Word Origin
C14: probably from Medieval Latin carvi, from Arabic karawyā, from Greek karon
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Word Origin and History for h.o.w. caraway

caraway

n.

late 13c., from Old Spanish alcarahuaya, alcaravea, from Arabic al-karawiya, of unknown origin but suspected to be somehow from Greek karon "cumin." Also as Anglo-Latin carvi, Old French carvi.

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