Quick answer
"Cilantro" is a noun which is often translated as "el cilantro", and "coriander" is a noun which is also often translated as "el cilantro". Learn more about the difference between "cilantro" and "coriander" below.
cilantro(
suh
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lahn
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tro
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (herb)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el cilantro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I love adding some cilantro to salads.Me encanta ponerle un poco de cilantro a las ensaladas.
b. el culantro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There's too much cilantro in this soup for me.Esta sopa está muy cargada de culantro para mi gusto.
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coriander(
kawr
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i
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ahn
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duhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (herb)
a. el cilantro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Are you going to spice the pizza with coriander?¿Vas a especiar la pizza con cilantro?
b. el culantro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I heard that putting coriander near the window helps keep mosquitoes away.Oí que poner culantro cerca de la ventana ahuyenta los mosquitos.
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