hattie caraway


noun

  1. Hattie Ophelia Wyatt,1878–1950, U.S. politician: first elected woman senator, from Arkansas, 1932.

noun

  1. an umbelliferous Eurasian plant, Carum carvi, having finely divided leaves and clusters of small whitish flowers
  2. caraway seed the pungent aromatic one-seeded fruit of this plant, used in cooking and in medicine
n.

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.

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