Medical Dictionary

anethum

noun ane·thum \ ə-ˈnē-thəm \

medical Definition of anethum

1 capitalized :a small genus of Asian herbs of the family Umbelliferae with dissected foliage and yellow flowers that includes dill and fennel
2 plural anetha play \-thə\ or anethums :the dried ripe fruit of a dill (Anethum graveolens) that is used in medicine as a carminative and stomachic

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up anethum? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to suppress quietly or indirectly

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!