Definition of Amomum

1. n. A genus of aromatic plants. It includes species which bear cardamoms, and grains of paradise.



Definition of Amomum

1. Noun. Any of several spices of family ''Zingiberaceae'', including cardamom ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Amomum

1. a plant of the ginger family [n -S]

Medical Definition of Amomum

1. A genus of aromatic plants. It includes species which bear cardamoms, and grains of paradise. Origin: L, fr. Gr. An Indian spice plant. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amomum

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Literary usage of Amomum

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1. British Phaenogamous Botany, Or, Figures and Descriptions of the Genera of ...by William Baxter by William Baxter (1843)
"Seseli amomum, Scop. Fl. Cam. (and edit.) т. i. p 213. №. 355. ... amomum, Crantz. Fl. Austr. p. 96. ..."

2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1907)
"... and Cinn-amomum cassia, the "Lignum vitse" of Southern China, grows equally well. Figure 10. Screw Palm, Pandanus odoratissimus. ..."

3. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller (1906)
"Rarely other varieties reach the markets of Europe or America, such as Siam or round cardamom (amomum Cardamomum L.), wild or bastard cardamom (A. ..."

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