Cur"cu*ma (k?r"k?-m?), n. [Cf. F., It., & Sp. curcuma; all fr. Ar. kurkum. Cf. Turmeric.] Bot.

A genus of plants of the order Scitamineae, including the turmeric plant (Curcuma longa).

Curcuma paper. Chem. See Turmeric paper, under Turmeric.

 

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