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Coriander
Coriander Seed
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Coriander
Coriander. Annual herb native to Palestine. The fragrant seeds of this plant are mentioned twice in the description of manna (Ex 16:31; Nm 11:7).See Food and Food Preparation; Plants.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Coriander
Coriander koɾr-e-aǹder [Heb. gād; Gk. kórian] (Ex. 16:31; Nu. 11:7). The common coriander, C. sativum L., an annual herb with round dichotomous stems and fragrant leaves. The grayish aromatic fruits were used as stomachics and carminatives, and were also prized as a condiment.R. K. Harrison
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Coriander
CORIANDER Annual herb native to Palestine. The fragrant seeds of this plant are mentioned twice in the description of manna (Ex 16:31; Nm 11:7).See also Food and Food Preparation; Plants.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Coriander
coriander (Coriandrum sativum), an herb whose leaves and aromatic seeds were used medicinally and for flavoring breads and other dishes. The round white seeds are likened to the manna found in the desert (Exod. 16:31; Num. 11:7).Coriander.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Coriander Seed
Coriander Seed [kôrˊĭ ănˊdər] (Heb. gāḏ; Gk. kórian). The fruit of an umbelliferous annual plant (Coriandrum sativum L.) which when dried produces a pleasant aroma. Contemporary Arabs still use it on bread and small cakes.Coriander seed is compared with manna at Exod. 16:31, where manna is
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Coriander
CORIANDER An annual plant (Coriandrum sativum) whose seeds are ground and used especially for flavoring foods, and also in perfumes and in medicines as a stimulant and carminative. Manna was described as being similar to coriander in color, namely off-white or yellowish (Exod 16:31; Num 11:7).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Coriander
Coriander. The plant called Coriandrum sativum is found in Egypt, Persia, and India, and has a round tall stalk; it bears umbelliferous white or reddish flowers, from which arise globular, grayish, spicy seed-corns, marked with fine striæ. It is mentioned twice in the Bible. Ex. 16:31; Num. 11:7.The
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Coriander
CorianderHeb. gad, (Ex. 16:31; Num. 11:7), seed to which the manna is likened in its form and colour. It is the Coriandrum sativum of botanists, an umbelliferous annual plant with a round stalk, about two feet high. It is widely cultivated in Eastern countries and in the south of Europe for the sake
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Coriander
Coriandercoriander (Coriandrum sativum), an herb whose leaves and aromatic seeds were used medicinally and for flavoring breads and other dishes. The round white seeds are likened to the manna found in the desert (Exod. 16:31).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CORIANDER
CORIANDER<kor-i-an’-der> ([גַּד‎, gadh]; [κόριον, korion]): The fruit of the Coriandrum Sativum (Natural Order Umbelliferae), a plant indigenous around the Mediterranean and extensively cultivated. The fruits are aromatic and stomatic-carminative. They are of a grayish-yellow color, ribbed, ovate-globular
Compton’s Encyclopedia
coriander
corianderCoriander (Coriandrum sativum).Shunji Watari/EB Inc.Coriander (or cilantro), is the common name for the dried fruit of Coriandrum sativum, a feathery annual herb of the carrot family; tastes like a combination of lemon peel and sage; used to flavor foods such as sausages, curries, pastries,
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Coriander
Co-ri-anʹder, the small, round, white seed of an aromatic plant. The form and color of the manna which fell in the wilderness are compared to coriander-seed (Ex. 16:31; Num. 11:7).
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