ajonjoli

noun

ajon·​jo·​li
ä-ḵȯŋ-ḵȯ-ˈlē
plural -s

Word History

Etymology

Spanish ajonjolí, from colloquial Arabic jonjolīl (classical Arabic juljulān)

First Known Use

1814, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ajonjoli was in 1814

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“Ajonjoli.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ajonjoli. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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