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Meaning of "zedoary" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ZEDOARY

From Medieval Latin zedoaria, from Arabic zadwār, of Persian origin.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ZEDOARY

zedoary  [ˈzɛdəʊərɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ZEDOARY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Zedoary is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ZEDOARY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

zedoary

Curcuma zedoaria

Curcuma zedoaria, zedoary, white turmeric or kentjur, is the name for a perennial herb and member of the genus Curcuma, family Zingiberaceae. The plant is native to India and Indonesia but now naturalized in other places including the US State of Florida. It was introduced to Europe by Arabs around the sixth century, but its use as a spice in the West today is extremely rare, having been replaced by ginger.

Definition of zedoary in the English dictionary

The definition of zedoary in the dictionary is the dried rhizome of the tropical Asian plant Curcuma zedoaria, used as a stimulant and a condiment: family Zingiberaceae.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ZEDOARY


Bowery
ˈbaʊərɪ
brewery
ˈbrʊərɪ
curie
ˈkjʊərɪ
estuary
ˈɛstjʊərɪ
February
ˈfɛbrʊərɪ
flowery
ˈflaʊərɪ
fury
ˈfjʊərɪ
January
ˈdʒænjʊərɪ
jury
ˈdʒʊərɪ
lowery
ˈlaʊərɪ
matsuri
mætˈsʊərɪ
Missouri
mɪˈzʊərɪ
mortuary
ˈmɔːtʃʊərɪ
Nuri
ˈnʊərɪ
obituary
əˈbɪtjʊərɪ
polyzoary
ˌpɒlɪˈzəʊərɪ
potpourri
ˌpəʊˈpʊərɪ
sanctuary
ˈsæŋktjʊərɪ
tandoori
tænˈdʊərɪ
Venturi
vɛnˈtjʊərɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ZEDOARY

zebrula
zebu
zebub
Zebulun
zecchini
zecchino
Zech.
Zechariah
zed
Zedekiah
zeds
zee
Zeebrugge
Zeeland
Zeelander
Zeeman effect
Zeffirelli
zein
Zeist
zeitgeber

WORDS THAT END LIKE ZEDOARY

anniversary
contemporary
diary
dictionary
elementary
Gary
hoary
Hungary
library
Mary
military
necessary
oary
on the contrary
primary
roary
secondary
secretary
summary
temporary

Synonyms and antonyms of zedoary in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «zedoary» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ZEDOARY

Find out the translation of zedoary to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of zedoary from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «zedoary» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

莪术
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

zedoary
570 millions of speakers

English

zedoary
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Zedoary
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جدوار
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Zedoary
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

zedoary
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

zedoary
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

zedoary
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Zedoary
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Zitwer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ガジュツ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

zedoary
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Zedoary
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

zedoary
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

zedoary
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

झडती
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

zedoary
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

zedoary
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

plamista
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Zedoary
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

zedoary
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Zedoary
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

zedoary
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

zedoary
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

zedoary
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of zedoary

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ZEDOARY»

The term «zedoary» is normally little used and occupies the 135.846 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ZEDOARY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «zedoary» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «zedoary» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about zedoary

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ZEDOARY»

Discover the use of zedoary in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to zedoary and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Food in China: A Cultural and Historical Inquiry
Sometimes zedoary is used (frequently with sappan wood, from Caesalpinia sappan) in making a perfumed yellow or red powder which either alone or mixed with water is thrown on participants in Holi, that major Hindu festival (Watt, 1889- 96, ...
Frederick J. Simoons, 1990
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The elements of materia medica and therapeutics
Round Zedoary. Sex. Si/st. Monandria, Monogyuia. (Tnbera.) Dr. Roxburgh gave some of the dried roots of this plant to Sir Joseph Banks, who ascertained that they agreed well with the Zedoaria rotunda of the shops.1 1. Zedoaria kotukda.
Jonathan Pereira, 1855
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Hand-book of the Economic Products of the Punjab: With a ...
The name kachur is given in JAMESON'S Catalogue, 1854, to both Zinzibfr elatum and Curcuma longa. Closely allied to the " kachur " is the jadwar, or nirbisi (n(rvisha), that is referred to zedoary (Curcuma zedoaria, Roxb.,) This is also called ...
Baden Henry Baden-Powell, 1868
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Spice: スパイス料理レシピ集
It is best to buy powdered wasabi and mix the required quantity with water as the paste can be quite impotent by comparison. Available: Asian food stores. Zedoary Known in India as mango ginger and as white turmeric in other parts of Asia, ...
Christine Manfield, 2007
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Journal of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
Linnaeus, in accordance with the authors that preceded him, attributed the round zedoary to the Colchicum zelami- cum of P. Hermann, (Malan-kua, Rheede,) to which he gave the name of Kcempferia rotunda; but if we compare our round ...
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, 1834
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Handbook of Spices, Seasonings, and Flavorings, Second Edition
Today, in South America, it is believed to be an antitumor agent, and North Americans are researching its PEITC's effect in preventing lung diseases such as cancer and emphysema through tobacco smoking. ZEDOARY Called white turmeric, ...
Susheela Raghavan, 2006
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A History of the Materia Medica. - London, Longman, Hitsch, ...
"566 ZEDOARY. Zedoary is to be chosen fresh, sound, and hard, in large Pieces, it matters 1 not as to Shape whether long or round, of a smooth Surface, and of a sort of fatty Appearance within, too hard to be bitten by the Teeth, and of the ...
John Hill, 1751
8
Home Remedies
Boil 2-3 pinches of zedoary, cinnamon and long pepper in 1 glass water. Take it with 1 tsp honey. Take 2 or 3 pinches of zedoary with honey. Burn zedoary and inhale the smoke. Boil 1 tbsp each of zedoary and babchi seeds in 1 cup neem oil.
T. V. Sairam, 2003
9
A history of the materia medica: containing descriptions of ...
566 Z E D O A R Y. Zedoary is to be chosen fresh, sound, and hard, in large Pieces, it matters not as to Shape whether long or round, of a smooth Surface, and of a sort of fatty Appearance within, too hard to be bitten by the Teeth, and of the ...
John Hill, 1751
10
Materia Medica of Hindoostan, and Artisan's and ...
Whitelaw Ainslie. A Persian wine, railed Shirsuz wine, il brought to ludia. It ¡i тегу delicious to the taste, but is ofteu a little turbid. ZEDOARY, KjEMPFERIAN. Malón hua (Hobt. Mai..) Bhuckampac (Bungalesb) KiEMPFEUlA ROTUNDA. Lis.
Whitelaw Ainslie, 1813

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ZEDOARY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term zedoary is used in the context of the following news items.
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Wine Me, Dine Me: That's amaro!
Known ingredients are aloe, gentian root, rhubarb, gum myrrh, red cinchona bark, galanga and zedoary. Reports say that the company buys as much as ... «Foster's Daily Democrat, Jun 15»
2
Temu Putih Si Peluruh Kanker Serviks
COM - Temu Putih (Curcuma Zedoaria) yang memiliki nama internasional zedoary ini termasuk dalam keluarga Zingiberaceae. Seringkali orang sangatlah sulit ... «Jitunews, Mar 15»
3
Food fables: The multifaceted benefits of zedoary
Zedoary sounds like a word made up for Scrabble or, along with Zerumbet, with which it was paired in past times, like two Old Testament prophets . Zedoary and ... «Economic Times, Nov 14»
4
AWESOME THING WE DRANK #679 | Fernet Branca: The Darkly …
Included in the mix are aloe, myrrh, gentian root, rhubarb, chamomile, cardamom, red cinchona bark, galanga, zedoary and saffron. Branca neat is intensely ... «Scout Magazine, Sep 14»
5
The 1000-Year-Old Hangover Cure
One was a mead made from 20 pounds of honey, with a handful of nutmeg, cloves, black cardamom, fennel, ginger, and zedoary (white turmeric), plus some ... «Munchies_ Food by VICE, Aug 14»
6
Tìm thấy thuốc trường sinh từ thế kỷ 19
... gốc cây khổ sâm và bột đại hoàng giúp tiêu hóa, Zedoary (nghệ trắng) được cho là làm sạch máu và giúp tái tạo tế bào, trong khi nghệ tây Tây Ban Nha được ... «Chất Lượng Việt Nam VietQ, Jun 14»
7
19th Century 'Elixir of Long Life' Found
Aloe has an anti-inflammatory effect, gentian root and powdered rhubarb help digestion, the Zedoary (white turmeric) spice is said to purify the blood and help ... «Discovery News, Jun 14»
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Elixir of Long Life recreated using 19th century recipe: Medicinal …
Zedoary (also known as white turmeric) - 0.08 ounces (2.3 grams). Spanish saffron - 0.08 ounces (2.3 grams). Water - four fluid ounces (114 millilitres). «Daily Mail, Jun 14»
9
Research in the restaurant: inspiring modern chefs with medieval …
You'll need some zedoary and galingale … Giles Gasper. Given this, finding a collection of culinary recipes from about 1180 for condiments, self-identifying as ... «The Conversation, Jun 14»
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Tried and Tested: Himalaya Moisturising Aloe Vera Face Wash
It also contains other natural ingredients such as Indian Gooseberry and Zedoary—both have cooling, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, which protect ... «Daily News & Analysis, Apr 14»

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