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grains of paradise


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun plural The pungent aromatic seeds of a tropical African plant (Aframomum melegueta), used medicinally and for flavoring foods and beverages.

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  • noun The seeds of a plant (Aframomum melegueta) in the ginger family native to West Africa used as a spice.

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  • noun West African plant bearing pungent peppery seeds


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From medieval spice traders claiming that the spice grew only in Eden, in order to inflate prices.


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