Florence fennel

noun
Flor·​ence fennel | \ ˈflȯr-ən(t)s- How to pronounce Florence fennel (audio) , ˈflär-\

Definition of Florence fennel

: a fennel (Foeniculum vulgare azoricum) cultivated for its edible bulbous stem base

called also finocchio

First Known Use of Florence fennel

1712, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Florence fennel

Florence, Italy

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Florence fennel

Statistics for Florence fennel

Time Traveler for Florence fennel

The first known use of Florence fennel was in 1712

See more words from the same year

Comments on Florence fennel

What made you want to look up Florence fennel? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

not being in agreement or harmony

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Confusing Words—A Quiz

  • alice with tweedle dee and tweedle dum
  • I invented a brand new toaster robot and ______ it "Sir Toasts-a-Lot."
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!