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Dill

Dill Meaning & Definition
Dill Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Dill?

[n] aromatic threadlike foliage of the dill plant used as seasoning
[n] aromatic Old World herb having aromatic threadlike foliage and seeds used as seasoning

Synonyms | Synonyms for Dill: Anethum graveolens | dill weed

Related Terms | Find terms related to Dill:

See Also | Anethum graveolens | dill | dill | dill seed | dill weed | herb | herb | herbaceous plant

Dill In Webster's Dictionary

\Dill\ (d[i^]l), n. [AS dile; akin to D. dille, OHG. tilli, G. dill, dille, Sw. dill, Dan. dild.] (Bot.) An herb ({Peucedanum graveolens}), the seeds of which are moderately warming, pungent, and aromatic, and were formerly used as a soothing medicine for children; -- called also {dillseed}.
\Dill\, v. t. [OE. dillen, fr. dul dull, a.] To still; to calm; to soothe, as one in pain. [Obs.]

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