Florence fennel

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noun Flor·ence fennel \ˈflȯr-ən(t)s-, ˈflär-\

Definition of Florence fennel

  1. :  a fennel (Foeniculum vulgare azoricum) cultivated for its edible bulbous stem base —called also finocchio

Origin and Etymology of florence fennel

Florence, Italy


First Known Use: 1712


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