Caraway

Car"a*way

(kr"*w), n. [F. carvi (cf. Sp. carvi and al-caravea, al-carahueya, Pg. al-caravia) fr. Ar. karaw, karw fr. Gr. ka`ron; cf. L. careum.] 1. (Bot.) A biennial plant of the Parsley family (Carum Carui). The seeds have an aromatic smell, and a warm, pungent taste. They are used in cookery and confectionery, and also in medicine as a carminative.
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2. A cake or sweetmeat containing caraway seeds.
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Caraways, or biscuits, or some other [comfits].
Cogan.
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