noun Foe·nic·u·lum \fēˈnikyələm\

Definition of Foeniculum

  1. :  a small genus of Eurasian herbs (family Umbelliferae) with pinnately compound leaves and yellow flowers — see fennel

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Origin and Etymology of foeniculum

New Latin, from Latin foeniculum, faeniculum, feniculum fennel — more at fennel

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