Ammi

noun
Am·​mi | \ ˈaˌmī \

Definition of Ammi

: 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

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First Known Use of Ammi

circa 1806, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ammi

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

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“Ammi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ammi. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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