Ammi

noun

Am·​mi
ˈaˌmī
: a small genus (the type of the family Umbelliferae) of branched annual herbs of the Mediterranean region and the North Atlantic islands with pinnate or pinnatifid leaves and compound umbels see bishop's weed

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin ammi, ami, a plant (probably Carum copticum), from Greek

First Known Use

circa 1806, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Ammi was circa 1806

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“Ammi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ammi. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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