Definition of Amomums
1. amomum [n] - See also: amomum
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Literary usage of Amomums
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Liberia by Harry Hamilton Johnston, Otto Stapf (1906)
"Other amomums are equally remarkable for beautiful flowers of pale pink, mauve, or white, and for seed-capsules with a more or less edible pulp. ..."
2. British Central Africa: An Attempt to Give Some Account of a Portion of the by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1898)
"... large flat, yellow leaves appear, and spread over the surface of the soil ; but in the case of the purple amomums the flower goes before the leaf, ..."
3. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1865)
"This guinea pepper is a species of the amomums. ... The juice of the fruit of one of the amomums, pretty acid, is then squeezed into its mouth, ..."
4. Travels in West Africa: Congo Francais, Corisco and Cameroons by Mary Henrietta Kingsley, Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther, William Forsell Kirby (1897)
"It is dangerously slippery, particularly that part of it through the amomums, and stumps of the cut amomums are very likely to spike your legs badly—and, ..."
5. Treaties and Agreements with and Concerning China, 1894-1919: A Collection by John Van Antwerp MacMurray (1921)
"Canvas and cotton duck, not exceeding 36 inches wide per yard.. .010 Cardamoms: Superior, and amomums per picul.. 10.000 Husk do.... 250 Inferior, or grains ..."
6. Treaties and Agreements with and Concerning China, 1894-1919: A Collection by John Van Antwerp MacMurray (1921)
"Canvas and cotton duck, not exceeding 36 inches wide per yard.. .010 Cardamoms: Superior, and amomums per picul.. 10.000 Inferior, or grains of paradise do. ..."