fennel

Definitions

Agriculture

  • noun an aromatic herb (Foeniculum vulgare) of Mediterranean origin, used to flavour fish dishes and soups

Food

  • A herb, Foeniculum vulgare, indigenous to the Mediterranean with an aniseed flavour. The dried seeds are used as a spice or may be sprouted for winter salads and the feathery leaves are used to flavour fish dishes or in salads.

Travel

  • noun a herb with seeds and feathery leaves that have a light aniseed flavour
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