coriander means: Coriandrum Sativum is a tiny, yellow-tanned, ridged cilantro seed. They can be ground or whole and used as spices in Middle Eastern and Asian cuisines. You can also see cilantro. (in Cooking Dictionary)
What else does coriander mean?
- These small, yellow, sweet-tasting, and nutty-tasting seed are actually dried fruits of Chinese parsley or herb cilantro. You can buy whole or ground dried seeds. The seeds are fragrant, aromatic and have hints of lemon, caraway and sage. They were first discovered in Egyptian toms, and they date back at least to 960 B.C. They are often used in pickling spices, or ground to make dry rubs, salsas, and soups. (in Cooking Dictionary)
- Eurasian annual herb. (Coriandrum sativum) Parsley-like leaves with umbels of small white or pinkish flowers. This plant is grown for edible fruits, leaves, shoots and roots. (in Merlin Dictionary)
- This plant’s seed-like fruits can be ground whole or used as seasoning in food, such as curry powder. (in Merlin Dictionary)