fennel

Noun

  1. any of several aromatic herbs having edible seeds and leaves and stems
    • Less specific
      • herb
      • herbaceous plant
    • More specific
      • common fennel
      • Foeniculum vulgare
      • Florence fennel
      • Foeniculum dulce
      • Foeniculum vulgare dulce
    • Member of
      • Foeniculum
      • genus Foeniculum
  2. aromatic bulbous stem base eaten cooked or raw in salads
    • Synonyms
      • Florence fennel
      • finocchio
    • Less specific
      • vegetable
      • veggie
      • veg
    • Part of
      • Florence fennel
      • Foeniculum dulce
      • Foeniculum vulgare dulce
  3. leaves used for seasoning
    • Synonyms
      • common fennel
    • Less specific
      • herb
    • Part of
      • common fennel
      • Foeniculum vulgare
  4. fennel seeds are ground and used as a spice or as an ingredient of a spice mixture
    • Less specific
      • spice

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