black cumin vs. cumin
- a Eurasian herb, Nigella sativa, having pungent aromatic seeds used as a spice, but unrelated to cumin.
[ kuhm-uhn, koom-, koo-muhn, kyoo- ]
/ ˈkʌm ən, ˈkʊm-, ˈku mən, ˈkyu- /
- a small plant, Cuminum cyminum, of the parsley family, bearing aromatic, seedlike fruit, used in cookery and medicine.
- the fruit or seeds of this plant.