ho wyatt caraway

Caraway

[kar-uh-wey]
noun
Hattie Ophelia Wyatt, 1878–1950, U.S. politician: first elected woman senator, from Arkansas, 1932.
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caraway (ˈkærəˌweɪ)
 
n
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
 
[C14: probably from Medieval Latin carvi, from Arabic karawyā, from Greek karon]

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caraway
c.1440, from O.Sp. alcarahuaya, from Arabic al-karawiya. Suspected to be somehow from Gk. karon "cumin."
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