dog fennel


: an ill-scented Eurasian chamomile (Anthemis cotula) naturalized as a weed in the U.S.
: a usually annual composite weed (Eupatorium capillifolium) chiefly of the southern U.S.

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of dog fennel was in the 15th century

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“Dog fennel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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