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International Standard Bible EncyclopediaCORIANDER
kor-i-an'-der (gadh; 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 and in size about twice that of a hemp-seed. "The manna was like coriander seed" (Numbers 11:7; see also Exodus 16:31).
Strong's Hebrew1407. gad -- coriander
... 1406, 1407. gad. 1408 . coriander. Transliteration: gad Phonetic Spelling:
(gad) Short Definition: coriander. Word Origin perhaps ...
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Smith's Bible DictionaryCoriander
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 striae. It is mentioned twice in the Bible. (Exodus 16:31; Numbers 11:7)
ATS Bible DictionaryCoriander
A small round seed of an aromatic plant. The plant is a native of China, and is widely diffused in Asia and the south of Europe. Its seeds are planted in March. They are employed as a spice in the East, and are much used by druggists, confectionarists, etc. The manna which fell in the wilderness was like coriander-seed, Exodus 16:31 Numbers 11:7. See MANNA.
Easton's Bible DictionaryHebrews gad, (Exodus 16:31; Numbers 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 of its seeds, which are in the form of a little ball of the size of a peppercorn. They are used medicinally and as a spice. The Greek name of this plant is korion or koriannon, whence the name "coriander."
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary(n.) An umbelliferous plant, the Coriandrum sativum, the fruit or seeds of which have a strong smell and a spicy taste, and in medicine are considered as stomachic and carminative.
ThesaurusCoriander (2 Occurrences)
... They are used medicinally and as a spice. The Greek name of this plant is korion
or koriannon, whence the name "coriander.". Noah Webster's Dictionary. ...CORIANDER...
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Bible ConcordanceCoriander (2 Occurrences)
Exodus 16:31 The house of Israel called its name Manna, and it was like coriander seed, white; and its taste was like wafers with honey.
Numbers 11:7 The manna was like coriander seed, and its appearance like the appearance of bdellium.
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