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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a ranunculaceous herb (Nigella sativa) with small black aromatic seeds, which are used medicinally and for excluding moths from furs and clothing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. herb of the Mediterranean region having pungent seeds used like those of caraway


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