ses·​e·​li | \ ˈsesəlē \

Definition of seseli

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

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History and Etymology for seseli

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

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“Seseli.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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