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MongolianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Tibetan གུར་ཀུམ (gur kum), ultimately from the same source as New Latin Curcuma, possibly Akkadian 𒌑𒆪𒄀𒆸𒈾 (/kurkanū/, turmeric).

NounEdit

гүргэм (gürgem) (Mongolian spelling ᠭᠦᠷᠭᠦᠮ (gürgüm)); (regular declension)

  1. saffron