Definition and Meanings for curry

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Part of Speech of curry

transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, noun

Etymology of curry

oe. curraien, curreien, of. cunreer, correier, to prepare, arrange, furnish, curry (a horse), f. corroyer to curry (leather) (cf. of. conrei, conroi, order, arrangement, ll. conredium); cor- (l.com-) + roi, rei, arrangement, order; prob. of german origin, and akin to e. ready. see ready, greith, and cf. corody, array tamil kari

Meaning of curry


as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • to dress or prepare for use by a process of scraping, cleansing, beating, smoothing, and coloring; -- said of leather.
  • to dress the hair or coat of (a horse, ox, or the like) with a currycomb and brush; to comb, as a horse, in order to make clean.
  • to beat or bruise; to drub; -- said of persons.

as noun


    as noun

    • a kind of sauce much used in india, containing garlic, pepper, ginger, and other strong spices.
    • a stew of fowl, fish, or game, cooked with curry.

    as transitive verb

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