Nigella

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Nigella f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the tribe Nigelleae — of flowering plants with distinctive finely divided leaves, the nigella..

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Etymology[edit]

A 19th century flower name from nigella. Compare also the male given name Nigel.

Proper noun[edit]

Nigella

  1. (rare) A female given name.
    • 2005 Renee W. Campoy, Case Study Analysis in the Classroom, SAGE, ISBN 0761930280, page 165:
      Sarah asked if Nigella's momma was a poet because she certainly had a lyrical ear for a name.