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The seeds of a West African plant of the ginger family, resembling those of cardamom and used as a spice and in herbal medicine.Also called malaguetta
- ‘Grains of Paradise come from West Africa, where they grow on a leafy plant and are easily harvested.’
- ‘Warm, spicy, a tad bitter, Grains of Paradise have a full, delicious taste and a lovely, citrus aroma.’
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.