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nigel·la sati·va

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. black caraway, nutmeg flower, Roman coriander, Nigella sativanoun

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


  1. Nigella sativa

    Nigella sativa (black caraway, also known as black cumin, nigella, kalonji or siyahdaneh) is an annual flowering plant in the family Ranunculaceae, native to eastern Europe (Bulgaria and Romania) and Western Asia (Cyprus, Turkey, Iran and Iraq), but naturalized over a much wider area, including parts of Europe, northern Africa and east to Myanmar.


  1. nigella sativa

    Nigella Sativa is a small flowering shrub with purple or white-tinged flowers that grows in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Western Asia. It's known for its small black seeds, which are commonly referred to as black caraway, black cumin, black onion seed, and kalonji. These seeds have been used in traditional medicine for centuries for their purported health benefits in treating a wide array of diseases and conditions. The plant belong to the Ranunculaceae family.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Nigella sativa

    A plant genus of the family RANUNCULACEAE that contains alpha-hederin, a triterpene saponin in the seeds, and is the source of black seed oil.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nigella sativa in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nigella sativa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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