dill

noun
\ ˈdil How to pronounce dill (audio) \

Definition of dill

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1a : any of several plants of the carrot family especially : a European herb (Anethum graveolens) with aromatic foliage and seeds both of which are used in flavoring foods and especially pickles
b : the foliage of dill

Dill

biographical name
\ ˈdil How to pronounce Dill (audio) \

Definition of Dill (Entry 2 of 2)

Sir John Greer 1881–1944 British general

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Other Words from dill

Noun

dilled \ ˈdild How to pronounce dilled (audio) \ adjective

Examples of dill in a Sentence

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Owner Jody LaSalle points out the basil, rosemary, crawling rosemary, chives, Mojito mint, tarragon, garlic, parsley, dill and thyme. Denise Coffey, courant.com, "Baking The Best For NE CT Farmers Markets," 10 June 2019 Add the parsley and dill; pulse once or twice to incorporate. Joe Yonan, Washington Post, "This dairy-free ranch dressing is primed for your summertime salads," 9 June 2019 In food processor, pulse scallions, parsley, cilantro, dill, tarragon, and 2 tablespoons oil until evenly and finely chopped. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Spring Herb Frittata," 2 May 2019 Transfer the asparagus to a platter, then scrape any remaining toasty crumbs from the sheet pan onto the top, then sprinkle with dill. Ashley Rodriguez, Woman's Day, "Parmesan Roasted Asparagus," 10 Apr. 2019 Spoon on top of blini and sprinkle with additional dill. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Egg Salad Blini Bites," 8 Mar. 2019 Gorin keeps dried dill, basil, rosemary, cilantro, oregano, and parsley around for things like pasta, frittatas, salads, sandwiches, and more. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "11 Spices Everyone Should Have in Their Pantry," 23 Mar. 2019 Vegan options include a rich beetroot broth infused with orange and dill, tasty bites like green and violet olives with hummus and walnut purée, as well as a satisfying range of farm-fresh and hearty salads. Todd Plummer, Vogue, "There’s a Fresh Crop of Vegan Restaurants in Dublin," 15 Mar. 2019 In medium bowl, mix together sausage, parsley, dill, chive, and lemon zest. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Maple-Glazed Sausage Pops," 8 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of dill

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for dill

Noun

Middle English dile, from Old English; akin to Old High German tilli dill

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The first known use of dill was before the 12th century

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dill

noun

English Language Learners Definition of dill

: an herb with leaves that are used in cooking and with seeds that are used in flavoring foods such as pickles

dill

noun
\ ˈdil How to pronounce dill (audio) \

Kids Definition of dill

: an herb that is related to the carrot plant and has fragrant leaves and seeds used in flavoring foods and especially pickles

dill

noun
\ ˈdil How to pronounce dill (audio) \

Medical Definition of dill

: any of several plants of the family Umbelliferae especially : a European herb (Anethum graveolens) with aromatic seeds and foliage that are used in flavoring foods and especially pickles

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