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8 Spice names and what they mean, for spice for baby girls, listing 1-8. Ginger is a commonly used name, while Anise, Cassia, Cinnamon, Clove, Fennel, Saffron and Salvia are rare in comparison.
Anise .. Other names derived from spices are Clove and Juniper ..
Cassia .. From Greek "kasia", a type of the spice cinnamon (see Kezia) ..
Cinnamon .. From "kinnamon", of Semitic origin, referring to the warm brown-colored spice that has been grown in tropical climates for thousands of years ..
Clove .. Botanical name: the spice (compare Cinnamon) that comes from the Latin word "clavus" meaning "nail", which the clove flower resembles ..
Fennel .. From the name of the plant "faeniculum", a diminutive of "faenum", or "hay", whose seeds are used as a spice ..
Ginger .. Refers to the pungent root used as a spice ..
Saffron Flower name: saffron is used as a spice as well as a bright orange-yellow color dye ..
Salvia .. The Latin name for the sage herb, which is used for its healing powers and for its aroma as a spice.
Abir .. "Aroma, scent."
Bay .. See also Laurel, Juniper, and Cinnamon.
Afra .. "Color of earth." ..
Sesame The seed and flavoring agent.
Anuhea .. "Cool fragrance."
Shandy Name of a popular drink in Britain made up of beer and lemonade or ginger ale ..
Keturah .. "Incense." ..
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