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sweet cicely

sweet cicely

noun sweet cic·e·ly \-ˈsi-s(ə-)lē\

Definition of SWEET CICELY

:  any of a genus (Osmorhiza) of American and eastern Asian herbs of the carrot family that typically have thick fleshy roots and grow in moist woodlands

Origin of SWEET CICELY

cicely from Latin seselis, from Greek
First Known Use: 1577

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