Meaning of amberseed in English:

amberseed

Pronunciation /ˈambəˌsiːd/

noun

  • The fragrant seeds of the musk okra, Abelmoschus moschatus, used as a flavouring and in perfumery.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Ephraim Chambers (?1680–1740), encyclopaedist. From amber + seed, so called on account of the odour resembling ambergris.