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noun ane·thum \ə-ˈnē-thəm\

Definition of ANETHUM

capitalized :  a small genus of Asian herbs of the family Umbelliferae with dissected foliage and yellow flowers that includes dill and fennel
plural ane·tha \-thə\ or ane·thums :  the dried ripe fruit of a dill (Anethum graveolens) that is used in medicine as a carminative and stomachic
April 02, 2015
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