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Nigella

EtymologyEdit

From the genus name.

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NounEdit

nigella (plural nigellas)

  1. Any plant of the genus Nigella of about twelve species of annual flowering plants, the blooms of which are generally blue in colour but also found in shades of pink, white and pale purple.
  2. The seeds of the plant Nigella sativa, used as a culinary spice.

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Nigella seed

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EtymologyEdit

From Scientific Latin, from Late Latin nigella, from the feminine of Latin nigellus. Cf. also niello.

NounEdit

nigella f (plural nigelle)

  1. nigella