Florence fennel


Flor·​ence fennel ˈflȯr-ən(t)s- How to pronounce Florence fennel (audio)
: a fennel (Foeniculum vulgare azoricum) cultivated for its edible bulbous stem base

called also finocchio

Word History


Florence, Italy

First Known Use

1712, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Florence fennel was in 1712

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“Florence fennel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Florence%20fennel. Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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