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What are Fitches?
        , a plant (Nigella sativa) of the buttercup family. Isa 28:25. Some species are cultivated in our Fennel Flower, or Fitches. (Nigella Sativa. After Carruthers.) flower-gardens under such names as "love-in-a-mist." Fitches are grown for their small black, hot-tasting seeds, which are sprinkled over the flat cakes of the Syrians before they are baked These tender seeds are still beaten out with a stout staff, as described in Isa 28:27. "Fitches," in Eze 4:9, should read, as in the margin, "spelt." See Rye.

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Schaff, Philip, Dr. "Biblical Definition for 'fitches' in Schaffs Bible Dictionary". - Schaff's

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