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The seed of the carom plant, having an aroma of thyme; used in some Asian cooking
Ajwain, ajowan or ajwan, also carom is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. It originated in the eastern Mediterranean, possibly Egypt, and spread up to India from the Near East. Both the leaves and the fruit pods of the plant are used for human consumption. The plant is also called bishop's weed, but this is a common name it shares with some other different plants. The 'seed' is often confused with lovage seed.
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