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

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“Florence fennel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Florence%20fennel. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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