a plant, Carum carvi, of the parsley family, native to Europe, having finely divided leaves and umbels of white or pinkish flowers.
Also called caraway seed. the aromatic seedlike fruit of this plant, used in cooking and medicine.
Hattie Ophelia Wyatt, 1878–1950, U.S. politician: first elected woman senator, from Arkansas, 1932.
caraway (negro) objected to having his wife travel in the coach with low and obscene white men.
Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama Walter L. Fleming
caraway seeds or ginger can be added, to vary these at pleasure.
Mrs. Hale’s Receipts for the Million Sarah Josepha Hale
Then mix in five ounces of caraway comfits, and put some on them.
The Cook and Housekeeper’s Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, Mary Eaton
They were Fennel, Dill, and caraway, and similar in growth and seed.
Old-Time Gardens Alice Morse Earle
caraway seeds sharpen the vision, promote the secretion of milk, and are good against hysterical affections.
Food Remedies Florence Daniel
Please make us some caraway cookies if not too much trouble.
Cloudy Jewel Grace Livingston Hill
Prick the top with a fork, and stick in some caraway comfits; put it on white paper, and bake on tins in a slow oven.
Burroughs’ Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889 Barkham Burroughs
Like so many North Europeans, it is often flavored with caraway.
The Complete Book of Cheese Robert Carlton Brown
A cup and a half of granulated sugar, a cup and a half of butter, four eggs, one tablespoonful of caraway seed and flour to roll.
The Golden Age Cook Book Henrietta Latham Dwight
From a German bake shop get the bread, either “Kummel,” (which is rye with caraway seeds), or Pumpernickel.
Suppers Paul Pierce
an umbelliferous Eurasian plant, Carum carvi, having finely divided leaves and clusters of small whitish flowers
caraway seed, the pungent aromatic one-seeded fruit of this plant, used in cooking and in medicine
late 13c., from Old Spanish alcarahuaya, alcaravea, from Arabic al-karawiya, of unknown origin but suspected to be somehow from Greek karon “cumin.” Also as Anglo-Latin carvi, Old French carvi.
a large building for the housing and maintenance of streetcars, railroad cars, or buses.
a small, legless, basketlike portable bed for an infant, especially for use in a car.
the radical CH 2 and its derivatives. noun (chem) a neutral divalent free radical, such as methylene: CH2
a compound of carbon with a more electropositive element or group. calcium carbide. a very hard mixture of sintered carbides of various heavy metals, especially tungsten carbide, used for cutting edges and dies. Historical Examples In the United States carbide is made exclusively in the Horry furnace. Appletons’ Popular Science Monthly, July 1899 Various Fig. […]