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grains of paradise
The pungent aromatic seeds of a tropical African plant (Aframomum melegueta), used medicinally and for flavoring foods and beverages.
- The seeds of a plant (Aframomum melegueta) in the ginger family native to West Africa used as a spice.
From medieval spice traders claiming that the spice grew only in Eden, in order to inflate prices.