Ajouan \Aj"ou*an\ ||Ajowan \Aj"ow*an\, n. [Written also
ajwain.] [Prob. native name.] (Bot.)
The fruit of Ammi Copticum, syn. Carum Ajowan, used both
as a medicine and as a condiment. An oil containing thymol is
extracted from it. Called also Javanee seed, Javanese
seed, and ajava.