nigella

nigella

[nahy-jel-uh]
noun
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nigella (naɪˈdʒɛlə)
 
n
See love-in-a-mist any plant of the ranunculaceous genus Nigella, from the Mediterranean and W Asia, esp N. damascena
 
[New Latin, diminutive of Latin niger black, from the colour of the seeds]

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