dill

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dill

noun \ˈdil\

: an herb with leaves that are used in cooking and with seeds that are used in flavoring foods such as pickles

Full Definition of DILL

1
a :  any of several plants of the carrot family; especially :  a European herb (Anethum graveolens) with aromatic foliage and seeds both of which are used in flavoring foods and especially pickles
b :  the foliage of dill
2
dilled adjective

Origin of DILL

Middle English dile, from Old English; akin to Old High German tilli dill
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

Dill

biographical name \ˈdil\

Definition of DILL

Sir John Greer 1881–1944 British gen.

dill

noun \ˈdil\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DILL

: any of several plants of the family Umbelliferae; especially : a European herb (Anethum graveolens) with aromatic seeds and foliage that are used in flavoring foods and especially pickles

dill

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Fennel-like annual or biennial herb (Anethum graveolens) of the parsley family or its dried ripe fruit (seeds) and leafy tops, which are used to season foods. Native to Mediterranean countries and southeastern Europe, dill is now widely cultivated in Europe, India, and North America. The entire plant is aromatic. Particularly in eastern Europe and Scandinavia, the small stems and immature umbels are used for flavouring foods. Dill has a warm, slightly sharp flavour.

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