seseli

noun

ses·​e·​li
ˈsesəlē
1
capitalized : a large genus of smooth perennial herbs (family Umbelliferae) that are natives of temperate regions of the Old World and have ternately compound leaves, white flowers, and fruit with solitary oil tubes
2
plural -s : any plant of the genus Seseli

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin seselis seseli, from Greek seselis, seseli, perhaps of Egyptian origin

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“Seseli.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seseli. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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