ajowan oil
A volatile oil distilled from the fruit of Carum copticum, one of the sources of thymol; a carminative, aromatic, and expectorant. SYN: ptychotis oil.

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aj·o·wan oil 'aj-ə-.wän- n an almost colorless essential oil containing thymol that is obtained from the fruit of a plant (Carum copticum) and is used in pharmaceuticals

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  • Ajowan — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ptychotis oil — (ˈ)tī|kōd.ə̇s noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary ptychotis (from New Latin ptychotis, of unknown origin) + oil : ajowan oil …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Carum Ajowan — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Ajwain — Taxobox name = Ajwain image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Apiales familia = Apiaceae genus = Trachyspermum species = T. copticum binomial = Trachyspermum copticum : Ammi majus is known as… …   Wikipedia

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  • ajava — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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