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}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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