Something that smells excellent but tastes rather bitter.
Just thinking about cumin overwhelms my body with excitement! I love the smell of cumin! Above all, I love cumin in my food!
by Professor McBadass July 17, 2011
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An aromatic spice with a distinctive bitter flavor and strong, warm aroma due to its abundant oil content. Cumin "seeds" are actually the small dried fruit of an annual plant in the parsley family. Native to the Mediterranean, cumin is hotter to the taste, lighter in color, and larger than caraway,
he added the spice cumin while he was cooking
by bhaail5 March 18, 2011