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Meaning of "nigella" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD NIGELLA

New Latin, diminutive of Latin niger black, from the colour of the seeds.
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PRONUNCIATION OF NIGELLA

nigella  [naɪˈdʒɛlə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NIGELLA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Nigella is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES NIGELLA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

nigella

Nigella

Nigella is a genus of about 14 species of annual plants in the family Ranunculaceae, native to southern Europe, north Africa, south and southwest Asia. Common names applied to members of this genus are nigella, devil-in-a-bush or love in a mist. The species grow to 20–90 cm tall, with finely divided leaves; the leaf segments are narrowly linear to threadlike. The flowers are white, yellow, pink, pale blue or pale purple, with five to 10 petals. The fruit is a capsule composed of several united follicles, each containing numerous seeds; in some species, the capsule is large and inflated.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH NIGELLA


bestseller
ˌbɛstˈsɛlə
bookseller
ˈbʊksɛlə
Capella
kəˈpɛlə
cellar
ˈsɛlə
Cinderella
ˌsɪndəˈrɛlə
fella
ˈfɛlə
heller
ˈhɛlə
Isabella
ˌɪzəˈbɛlə
Keller
ˈkɛlə
Mandela
mænˈdɛlə
marcella
mɑːˈsɛlə
mozzarella
ˌmɒtsəˈrɛlə
novella
nəʊˈvɛlə
propeller
prəˈpɛlə
Rockefeller
ˈrɒkəˌfɛlə
seller
ˈsɛlə
stella
ˈstɛlə
stellar
ˈstɛlə
teller
ˈtɛlə
umbrella
ʌmˈbrɛlə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NIGELLA

nifty
Niger
Niger seed
Niger-Congo
Nigeria
Nigerian
Nigerien
niggard
niggardize
niggardliness
niggardly
nigger
nigger brown
nigger in the woodpile
nigger minstrel
niggerdom
niggerhead
niggerish
niggerism
niggerling

WORDS THAT END LIKE NIGELLA

a capella
a cappella
Andorra la Vella
Campanella
cella
chlorella
flagella
maestro di cappella
Marbella
padella
patella
Pella
rosella
rubella
sabella
salmonella
Sella
shigella
varicella
zanella

Synonyms and antonyms of nigella in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «nigella» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NIGELLA

Find out the translation of nigella to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of nigella from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «nigella» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

nigella
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

nigella
570 millions of speakers

English

nigella
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Nigella
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حبة البركة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Чернушка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Nigella
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Nigella
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

nigelle
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Nigella
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Nigella
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ニゲラ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

니겔
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nigella
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Nigella
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Nigella
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निगेला
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çörek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

nigella
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Nigella
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Чорнушка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Nigella
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Nigella
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Nigella
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

nigella
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Nigella
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of nigella

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NIGELLA»

The term «nigella» is quite widely used and occupies the 36.186 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NIGELLA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «nigella» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «nigella» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about nigella

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NIGELLA»

Discover the use of nigella in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to nigella and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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How To Eat
How to Eat is the book that started it all--Nigella's signature, all-purposed cookbook, brimming with easygoing mealtime strategies and 350 mouthwatering recipes, from a truly sublime Tarragon French Roast Chicken to a totally decadent ...
Nigella Lawson, 2010
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Feast: Food that Celebrates Life
A feast for the eyes and the senses and now available in a handsome paperback edition, Feast is a must for every kitchen.
Nigella Lawson, 2011
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Nigella Express: Good Food, Fast
This is food you can make as you hit the kitchen running, with vital advice on how to keep your pantry stocked and your freezer and fridge stacked.
Nigella Lawson, 2013
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Kitchen: Recipes from the Heart of the Home
The expansive, lively narrative, with its rich feast of food, makes this new work a natural 21st-century successor to Nigella's classic How To Eat, this time with a wealth of photographs from the instructive to the glorious, and accompanied ...
Nigella Lawson, 2011
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How To Be A Domestic Goddess
Nigella Collection: a vibrant new look for Nigella's classic cookery books. 'This is for those days or evenings when you want to usher a little something out of the kitchen that makes you thrill at the sheer pleasure you've conjured up.
Nigella Lawson, 2012
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Nigella Christmas: Food, Family, Friends, Festivities
Nigella Christmas will surely be a perennial favourite, the book we will all reach for - for inspiration and reassurance - as soon as the Christmas lights start going up.
Nigella Lawson, 2011
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Not Quite Nigella
Her fabulous food blog Not Quite Nigella is now the go-to internet destination for hundreds of thousands of foodies from around the world. Not Quite Nigella, the book, is the story behind this journey.
Lorraine Elliott, 2013
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Nigella Bites
Some recipes are based on her popular Vogue columns, others are new and different, and all are characteristic of Nigella and the ethos of the TV series - uncomplicated, original, fresh, and perfect for the way we live today.
Nigella Lawson, 2011
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Nigellissima: Instant Italian Inspiration
From the traditional to the unfamiliar, here are recipes to excite the taste buds and the imagination, without stressing the cook.
Nigella Lawson, 2012
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Forever Summer
Here are irresistible summery recipes to be eaten at any time, innovative, versatile and delicious - from scrumptious Italian antipasti and Greek mezze to Spanish dishes, from barbecues to beach picnics, from Moroccan roast lamb to ...
Nigella Lawson, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NIGELLA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term nigella is used in the context of the following news items.
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Celebrity Masterchef: Kimberley, Rylan and Sam reveal their best …
A month before I went on Masterchef I was messing around in the kitchen and I saw Nigella Lawson making a Meatza – it was a pizza but ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
2
Why wasabi peas will make you miserable
It has made me utterly miserable, because, without going the full Nigella, I love food more than you can imagine. It comforts and inspires me. «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
3
Penarth, the sea, life and me by Alison Powell
My shelves now heave under the tomes of Yotam Ottolenghi, Claudia Roden, Anjum Anand and Nigella....love Nigella. I use sumac and ... «Penarth Times, Jul 15»
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How Long Was Piper In Prison In Real Life? The 'Orange Is The …
The Odyssey, A Room of One's Own, Drug Crazy: How We Got Into This Mess And How We Can Get Out, and a Nigella Lawson cookbook, just to name a few. «Bustle, Jul 15»
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The Scandalous Lady W: why the BBC's new period drama sounds …
Dormer drew comparisons between the public breakdown of marriage and the recent divorce of Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi. «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Growing number of couples opting for infidelity penalty clause in …
Advertising tycoon and art collector Saatchi was divorced from celebrity cook Nigella Lawson in 2013, Cruise was divorced from actress Katie ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Why Israeli spice tastes twice as nice
Zitherspieler believes spices can improve our health as well as our tastebuds. Nigella seeds, for example, are known in the Middle East as a ... «Jewish Chronicle, Jul 15»
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Lee Suckling: Five ways to feel richer than you really are
Buy some Moët on special at New World, pull out Nigella or Ottolenghi recipes, and serve off your best crockery and out of your finest flutes. «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
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New Nigella cover revealed
Simply Nigella is the TV chef's first cookery book in three years, coming after a period of much-publicised turbulence in her personal life which ... «The Bookseller, Jul 15»
10
Summer recipes from Lisa Lemke, the Swedish Nigella
She fits in to the Swedish food scene somewhere between Nigella Lawson and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, more wholesome and homely ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Nigella [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/nigella>. Nov 2019 ».
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