niger seeds
Ramtil Ram"til (r[a^]m"t[i^]l), n. [Bengali ram-til.] A tropical African asteraceous shrub ({Guizotia abyssinica}) cultivated for its seeds (called {ramtil seeds} or {niger seeds}) which yield a valuable oil used for food and as an illuminant. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Guizotia abyssinica — Ramtil Ram til (r[a^]m t[i^]l), n. [Bengali ram til.] A tropical African asteraceous shrub ({Guizotia abyssinica}) cultivated for its seeds (called {ramtil seeds} or {niger seeds}) which yield a valuable oil used for food and as an illuminant.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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