Curcuma

radici fresche di curcuma su un tavolo di legno

Curcuma longa

Golden Spice,
Golden Milk,
Il guaritore miracoloso della natura

Sinonimi:
Jiang Huang, Haridra, Curcuma, Haldi
Turmeric (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Middle English turmeryte, tarmaret, of uncertain origin. Possibly from Old French terre mérite (deserving earth). According to Klein, possibly corrupted from Arabic كُرْكُم(kurkum, Curcuma).

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈtɜɹ.məɹ.ɪk/, [ˈtʰɝ.mɚ.ɪk], (nonstandard, sometimes proscribed) /ˈtuː.mə.ɹɪk/, [ˈtʰu.mɚ.ɪk]
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtɜː.m(ə).ɹɪk/, (nonstandard, sometimes proscribed) /ˈtjuː.m(ə
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