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Niger seed

noun
1.
the black seed of a tropical African composite plant, Guizotia abyssinica, yielding an oil used as food, in the manufacture of soap, etc.
Also called ramtil.
Origin of Niger seed
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90
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Niger seed

noun
1.
another name for ramtil (sense 2)
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