• WordNet 3.6
    • n nigella any plant of the genus Nigella
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Nigella nī-jel′a a genus of ranunculaceous plants, with finely dissected leaves, and whitish, blue, or yellow flowers, often almost concealed by their leafy involucres—Nigella damascena, called Love-in-a-mist, Devil-in-a-bush, and Ragged Lady.
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In literature:

NIGELLA angustifolia, flore majore simplici caeruleo.
"The Botanical Magazine, Vol. I" by William Curtis
I join with Dr. Forbes Watson in finding the Nigella uncanny.
"Old-Time Gardens" by Alice Morse Earle

In news:

TV cook Nigella Lawson has insisted that she is no domestic goddess.
Anthony Bourdain and Nigella Lawson to host ABC cooking show.
Nigella Covered in Caramel and Wine-World Pay for Play: Eating & Reading.
Nigella gets sticky for Stylist.
Best known as the domestic goddess, Nigella Lawson has gained fans worldwide for her no-fuss, casual approach to cooking and entertaining.
In her newest cookbook, Nigella Christmas, Lawson features easy-to-follow recipes and holiday entertaining advice to help even the most hesitant of party-throwers.
A zucchini cake from the cookbook "How to be a Domestic Goddess, Baking and the Art of Comfort Cooking" by Nigella Lawson.
I was scrolling through Nigella Lawson programs on my DVR last week and found one that caught my eye: retro party food.
Come spring, those fall-planted seeds will germinate into rows and rows of colorful poppies, larkspur, dill, calendula, nigella, sweet peas, bachelor button and a Queen Anne’s Lace lookalike called Green Mist.
Five seeds: cumin, fennel, fenugreek, brown mustard, and nigella.
Judiaann Woo is well on her way to becoming the Nigella Lawson of sweet treats.