hog's fennel


Definition of hog's fennel

1 : a European sulphurweed (Peucedanum officinale or a closely related species)

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First Known Use of hog's fennel

1863, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Hog's fennel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hog%27s%20fennel. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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