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a·mo·mum

(ă-mō'mŭm)
Amomum villosum, a plant rather similar to cardamom; used as a flavoring agent and in traditional Chinese medicine, where it is allegedly useful in gastrointestinal disorders.
Synonym(s): grains of paradise.
[G. amōmon]
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