Definition of curcumin in English:

curcumin

noun

mass noun
  • A bright yellow phenolic compound that is the main constituent of turmeric powder, used as a food colouring and flavouring and as a dietary supplement.

    ‘the group taking curcumin reported that they had significantly less pain’

Origin

From Arabic kurkum ‘saffron, turmeric’.

Pronunciation

curcumin

/ˈkəːkjʊmɪn/