Definition of kümmel in US English:

kümmel

noun

  • A sweet liqueur flavored with caraway and cumin seeds.

    • ‘he Fernet Branca comes over heaviest, but the kummel makes its presence felt and the brandy provides the perfect mild but rich base for it all, with the bitters giving some extra complexity.’

Origin

From German, from Old High German kumil, variant of kumîn (see cumin).

Pronunciation

kümmel

/ˈkiməl//ˈkɪməl/