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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.


Niger seed

noun

  1. See ramtil
    another name for ramtil


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Niger seed1

First recorded in 1885–90

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Example Sentences

The numbers given by niger seed, cotton seed, and linseed oils are very similar to these.

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