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AromaticalAromatic Ar`o*mat"ic, Aromatical Ar`o*mat"ic*al, a. [L.
aromaticus, Gr. ?: cf. F. aromatique. See Aroma.]
Pertaining to, or containing, aroma; fragrant; spicy;
strong-scented; odoriferous; as, aromatic balsam. Eugenia or Caryophullus aromaticaClove Clove, n. [OE. clow, fr. F. clou nail, clou de girofle a
clove, lit. nail of clove, fr. L. clavus nail, perh. akin to
clavis key, E. clavicle. The clove was so called from its
resemblance to a nail. So in D. kruidnagel clove, lit.
herb-nail or spice-nail. Cf. Cloy.]
A very pungent aromatic spice, the unexpanded flower bud of
the clove tree (Eugenia, or Caryophullus, aromatica), a
native of the Molucca Isles.
Clove camphor. (Chem.) See Eugenin.
Clove gillyflower, Clove pink (Bot.), any fragrant
self-colored carnation. Ravensara aromaticaNutmeg Nut"meg, n. [OE. notemuge; note nut + OF. muge musk, of
the same origin as E. musk; cf. OF. noix muguette nutmeg, F.
noix muscade. See Nut, and Musk.] (Bot.)
The kernel of the fruit of the nutmeg tree (Myristica
fragrans), a native of the Molucca Islands, but cultivated
elsewhere in the tropics.
Note: This fruit is a nearly spherical drupe, of the size of
a pear, of a yellowish color without and almost white
within. This opens into two nearly equal longitudinal
valves, inclosing the nut surrounded by its aril, which
is mace The nutmeg is an aromatic, very grateful to the
taste and smell, and much used in cookery. Other
species of Myristica yield nutmegs of inferior
American, Calabash, or Jamaica, nutmeg, the fruit of
a tropical shrub (Monodora Myristica). It is about the
size of an orange, and contains many aromatic seeds
imbedded in pulp.
Brazilian nutmeg, the fruit of a lauraceous tree,
California nutmeg, tree of the Yew family (Torreya
Californica), growing in the Western United States, and
having a seed which resembles a nutmeg in appearance, but
is strongly impregnated with turpentine.
Clove nutmeg, the Ravensara aromatica, a laura ceous tree
of Madagascar. The foliage is used as a spice, but the
seed is acrid and caustic.
Jamaica nutmeg. See American nutmeg (above).
Nutmeg bird (Zo["o]l.), an Indian finch (Munia
Nutmeg butter, a solid oil extracted from the nutmeg by
Nutmeg flower (Bot.), a ranunculaceous herb (Nigella
sativa) with small black aromatic seeds, which are used
medicinally and for excluding moths from furs and
Nutmeg liver (Med.), a name applied to the liver, when, as
the result of heart or lung disease, it undergoes
congestion and pigmentation about the central veins of its
lobules, giving it an appearance resembling that of a
Nutmeg melon (Bot.), a small variety of muskmelon of a rich
Nutmeg pigeon (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of
pigeons of the genus Myristicivora, native of the East
Indies and Australia. The color is usually white, or
cream-white, with black on the wings and tail.
Nutmeg wood (Bot.), the wood of the Palmyra palm.
Peruvian nutmeg, the aromatic seed of a South American tree
Plume nutmeg (Bot.), a spicy tree of Australia
(Atherosperma moschata). Xylopia aromaticaGuinea Guin"ea (g[i^]n"[-e]), n.
1. A district on the west coast of Africa (formerly noted for
its export of gold and slaves) after which the Guinea
fowl, Guinea grass, Guinea peach, etc., are named.
2. A gold coin of England current for twenty-one shillings
sterling, or about five dollars, but not coined since the
issue of sovereigns in 1817.
The guinea, so called from the Guinea gold out of
which it was first struck, was proclaimed in 1663,
and to go for twenty shillings; but it never went
for less than twenty-one shillings. --Pinkerton.
Guinea corn. (Bot.) See Durra.
Guinea Current (Geog.), a current in the Atlantic Ocean
setting southwardly into the Bay of Benin on the coast of
Guinea dropper one who cheats by dropping counterfeit
guineas. [Obs.] --Gay.
Guinea fowl, Guinea hen (Zo["o]l.), an African
gallinaceous bird, of the genus Numida, allied to the
pheasants. The common domesticated species (N.
meleagris), has a colored fleshy horn on each aide of the
head, and is of a dark gray color, variegated with small
white spots. The crested Guinea fowl (N. cristata) is a
Guinea grains (Bot.), grains of Paradise, or amomum. See
Guinea grass (Bot.), a tall strong forage grass (Panicum
jumentorum) introduced. from Africa into the West Indies
and Southern United States.
Guinea-hen flower (Bot.), a liliaceous flower (Fritillaria
Meleagris) with petals spotted like the feathers of the
Guinea peach. See under Peach.
Guinea pepper (Bot.), the pods of the Xylopia aromatica,
a tree of the order Anonace[ae], found in tropical West
Africa. They are also sold under the name of Piper
Guinea pig. [Prob. a mistake for Guiana pig.]
(a) (Zo["o]l.) A small Brazilian rodent (Cavia cobaya),
about seven inches in length and usually of a white
color, with spots of orange and black.
Meaning of Aromatica from wikipedia
- Cur****a aromatica
(common name: wild turmeric) is a member
of the genus
to the family
Zingiberaceae. Botanically close
to Cur****a australasica...
- argentum aromatica
G ἄρωμα (árōma) aromatic clove
nutmeg, Ravensara aromatica
aromaticus; clove, Syzygium
- aromati**** (L.) Merr. & L.M.Perry Synonyms Caryophyllus aromaticus
L. Eugenia aromatica
(L.) Baill. Eugenia caryophyllata
Thunb. Eugenia caryophyllus
- Dryobalanops aromatica
, commonly known
camphor, or Sumatran
camphor, is a species
of critically endangered
- C. aromatica
to: Campomanesia aromatica
, a plant species endemic
to Brazil Cochleanthes aromatica
, an orchid species
Gr****s and Romans referred
to it as Regio Aromatica
or Regio Cinnamonifora
due to the aromatic plants
or as Regio
- Rhus aromatica
, the fragrant
sumac, is a deciduous shrub
in the family Anacardiaceae native
America. It is found
in southern Canada
- Limnophila aromatica
, the rice paddy
herb, is a tropical flowering plant
in the family
Plantaginaceae. It is native
- Ravensara aromatica
(sometimes called clove
nutmeg) is a member
of the laurel
family, Lauraceae, and originates
in Madagascar. The name ravensara
name the sweet scented
lycaste, is a species
of flowering plant
in the genus Lycaste
of the family
Orchidaceae. Lycaste aromatica
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