In Latin terra means "earth." What spice's name derives from a
word that means "worthy earth" in Medieval Latin?
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The word turmeric denotes a spice used in South-Asian cuisine.
It ultimately derives from the Medieval Latin terra
merita, worthy earth. No one knows why it was called this.
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