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Definition of the noun niger

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noun - plural: -

  1. A herb, Guizotia abyssinica, from Ethiopia, grown for its seed and edible oil


Niger, officially the Republic of Niger, is a landlocked country in Western Africa, named after the Niger River. Niger covers a land area of almost 1,270,000 km², making it the largest nation in West Africa, with over 80 percent of its land area covered by the Sahara desert. The country's predominantly Islamic population of 17,138,707 is mostly clustered in the far south and west of the nation. The capital city is Niamey, located in the far-southwest corner of Niger.

Phrases with Niger

  1. Niger Hind
  2. Ips Niger
  3. Ops Niger
  4. Erax Niger
  5. esox niger
  6. Puer Niger
  7. Silo Niger
  8. Trox Niger
  9. Aedes Niger
  10. Alaus Niger
  11. Apate Niger
  12. Attus Niger
  13. Baeus niger
  14. canis niger
  15. Dacus niger
  16. Doras Niger
  17. Falco Niger
  18. Gelis Niger
  19. Genus Niger
  20. Heros Niger

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Niger

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Google previewV.S. Naipaul (2002)

by Mohit Kumar Ray

"The Niger is a tributary of that Seine"; (80) which makes the ...

Google previewCalifornia Amphibian and Reptile Species of Special Concern (2016)

by Robert C. Thomson

niger is a distinct lineage. More recent analyses of mitochondrial DNA data supported the allozyme analyses and identified another ...

Google previewNiger, Guizotia Abyssinica (L. F.) Cass (1996)

by A. Getinet, S. M. Sharma

Niger is a small-seeded crop and seed rates vary from 5 to 10 kg/ha in Ethiopia and from 5 to 8 kg/ha in India. The crop compensates...

Google previewSeeds Handbook (2004)

Processing And Storage by Babasaheb B. Desai

Niger is a stout, erect, moderately branched annual herb, about 1 m in height, with attractive yellow flowers. The leaves are opposing (sometimes alternate on the upper stem), sessile, lanceolate, and softly hairy on both surfaces. The flowers ...

Google previewMicrobiology Experiments, A Health Science Perspective (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aspergillus niger or A. niger is a fungus and one of the most common species of the genus Aspergillus. It causes a disease called black mold on certain fruits and vegetables such as grapes, onions, and peanuts, and is a common contaminant ...

Google previewFungal Lung Diseases: Advances in Research and Treatment: 2011 Edition (2012)


“Aspergillus niger is a mould that is rarely reported as a cause of pneumonia. A 72-year-old female with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and temporal arteritis being treated with steroids long term presented with haemoptysis and ...

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to the Roman Empire (2001)

by Eric Nelson

The Lapis Niger is a fragmented stone pyramid dating to the period of the Kings ( sixth century B. C. E.) with inscriptions concerning ritual law and practice. Twelve Tables: These were law codes originally written on wood and later inscribed in ...

Google previewAn Introduction to Genetic Engineering (2016)

Biology, Genetics by CTI Reviews

Aspergillus niger or A. niger is a fungus and one of the most common species of the genus Aspergillus. It causes a disease called black mold on certain fruits and vegetables such as grapes, onions, and peanuts, and is a common contaminant ...

Google previewNiger: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for Modification of Performance Criterion and Extension of Arrangement--Staff Report; Staff Statement Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger (2004)

by International Monetary Fund

Exchange Arrangements: Niger is a member of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU). The exchange system, common to all members of the WAEMU, is free of restrictions on the making of payments and transfers for ...

Google previewAncient Middle Niger (2005)

Urbanism and the Self-organizing Landscape by Roderick J. McIntosh

Historical Eco1ogy The Middle Niger is a landscape of mystery folded upon mystery - mysterious, that is, for those approaching its study from a purely functional, deterministic, and reductionist perspective. The mystery lies in the other, the ...

Google previewBetting on Famine (2013)

Why the World Still Goes Hungry by Jean Ziegler

Niger is a magnificent country in the Sahel extending over nearly 1.27 million square kilometers (about half a million square miles), home to some of humanity's most splendid cultures, including those of the Djerma, Hausa, Touareg, and Fula ...

Google previewAspergillus in the Genomic Era (2008)

by János Varga, Robert A. Samson

niger is an industrially important fungus and occasionally an opportunistic human pathogen. Aspergillus section Nigri consists of several presumably asexual species next to A. niger, including e.g. A. tubingensis, ...

Google previewExporters' Encyclopaedia (1917)

Routes Abonnema, Niger Coast. . . . . . . . 1, 2, 6 Accra (Akra), Ashanti.

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1809)

Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. N - R by William Nicholson

Lignmn Heleborus fmtidus Helleborns flntidus Folium Helleborus nigerv Helleborus niger Radix Hordeum _Hordeum dislichon Semen epidermidg nudatu-m ' Humulus Humulus Lnpulns , Strobilus siccatus Hyoscyamus Hyoscyamus niger ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the United Nations and International Agreements: A to F (2003)

by Edmund Jan Osmańczyk, Anthony Mango

Political instability was aggravated by ethnic unrest, which followed the return to northern Niger in the late 1 980s of large numbers of Tuareg nomads who had migrated to Libya and Algeria to escape the Sahelian drought. Fighting with the ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

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H chrysurus Gilt tailed coryphene E ||Gobius niger . Common goby . Generally . Esteemed. - jozo . . |Blue-finned goby . Poor. E plumieri . | Plumiers ...

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Small photo of Men dancing Yaake dance and sing at Guerewol festival - 23 september 2017 InGall village, Agadez, NigerSmall photo of sable antelope, Hippotragus niger, half hidden between the bushes landscapeSmall photo of Old Niger grunge background flagSmall photo of Niger Bridge, Onitsha, Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria. 13th April, 2016. The Niger Bridge links Delta State and Anambra State together. It also serves as a boundry between the two state.Small photo of Niger, officially the Republic of the Niger (black and white selective focus).Small photo of Flag of Niger waving.Small photo of Niger seed More...

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Scrabble value of N1I1G2E1R1

The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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