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Fennel

Fen´nel   Pronunciation: fĕn´nĕl
n.1.(Bot.) A perennial plant of the genus Fæniculum (Fæniculum vulgare), having very finely divided leaves. It is cultivated in gardens for the agreeable aromatic flavor of its seeds.
Smell of sweetest fennel.
- Milton.
Azorean fennel
Fæniculum dulce). It is a smaller and stouter plant than the common fennel, and is used as a pot herb.
Dog's fennel
Anthemis Cotula), a foul-smelling European weed; - called also mayweed.
Fennel flower
(Bot.) an herb (Nigella) of the Buttercup family, having leaves finely divided, like those of the fennel. Nigella Damascena is common in gardens. Nigella sativa furnishes the fennel seed, used as a condiment, etc., in India. These seeds are the "fitches" mentioned in Isaiah (xxviii. 25).
Fennel water
(Med.) the distilled water of fennel seed. It is stimulant and carminative.
Giant fennel
Ferula communis), has stems full of pith, which, it is said, were used to carry fire, first, by Prometheus.
Hog's fennel
a European plant (Peucedanum officinale) looking something like fennel.
Noun1.fennel - any of several aromatic herbs having edible seeds and leaves and stems
2.fennel - aromatic bulbous stem base eaten cooked or raw in salads
3.fennel - leaves used for seasoning
Synonyms: common fennel
common fennel, Florence fennel, Foeniculum, Foeniculum dulce, Foeniculum vulgare, Foeniculum vulgare dulce, genus Foeniculum, herb, herbaceous plant
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