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dill

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noun \ˈdil\

Simple Definition of dill

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dill

  1. 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. 2 :  dill pickle

dilled adjective

Origin of dill

Middle English dile, from Old English; akin to Old High German tilli dill


First Known Use: before 12th century


Dill

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biographical name \ˈdil\

Definition of Dill

  1. Sir John Greer 1881–1944 British gen.




DILL Defined for Kids

dill

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noun \ˈdil\

Definition of dill for Students

  1. :  an herb that is related to the carrot plant and has fragrant leaves and seeds used in flavoring foods and especially pickles




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dill

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noun \ˈdil\

Medical Definition of dill

  1. :  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




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