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ajowan


ajowan


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ajouan  \Aj"ou*an\  Ajowan  \Aj"ow*an\,  n.  [Written  also  {ajwain}.] 
  [Prob.  native  name.]  (Bot.) 
  The  fruit  of  {Ammi  Copticum},  syn.  {Carum  Ajowan},  used  both 
  as  a  medicine  and  as  a  condiment.  An  oil  containing  thymol  is 
  extracted  from  it  Called  also  {Javanee  seed},  {Javanese 
  seed},  and  {ajava}.