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noun ane·thum \ə-ˈnē-thəm\

Medical Definition of anethum

  1. 1 capitalized :  a small genus of Asian herbs of the family Umbelliferae with dissected foliage and yellow flowers that includes dill and fennel

  2. 2plural anetha \-thə\play or anethums :  the dried ripe fruit of a dill (Anethum graveolens) that is used in medicine as a carminative and stomachic

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