dill oil

noun

: either of two essential oils derived from the common dill:
a
: a colorless or pale yellow oil having a sweetish acrid taste that is obtained from the dried ripe fruits of the dill and is used as an aromatic carminative and as a flavoring agent
b
: a similar oil obtained from the whole dill plant and used as a flavoring agent

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“Dill oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dill%20oil. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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