Pimpinella

noun
Pim·​pi·​nel·​la | \ ˌpimpəˌnelə \

Definition of Pimpinella

: a genus of herbs (family Umbelliferae) having narrow-ribbed fruit and no calyx teeth — see burnet saxifrage, anise

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History and Etymology for Pimpinella

New Latin, from Late Latin, a medicinal plant

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“Pimpinella.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pimpinella. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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