grain of paradise
Definition of grain of paradise
1 : one of the pungent seeds of a West African plant (Aframomum melegueta) of the family Zingiberaceae used as a spice —usually used in plural
2 : one of the dried fruits of an East Indian woody vine (Anamirta cocculus) —usually used in plural
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Origin and Etymology of grain of paradise
Middle English, translation of Middle French graine de paradis
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