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kümmel

[kim-uh l; German ky-muh l] /ˈkɪm əl; German ˈkü məl/
noun
1.
a colorless cordial or liqueur flavored with cumin, caraway seeds, etc., made especially in the Baltic area.
2.
Leyden cheese containing caraway seeds.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; < German Kümmel, Old High German kumil, apparently dissimilated variant of kumin cumin
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kümmel

/ˈkʊməl; German ˈkyməl/
noun
1.
a German liqueur flavoured with aniseed and cumin
Word Origin
C19: from German Kümmel, from Old High German kumil, probably variant of kumincumin
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