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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Foeniculum, genus Foeniculum(noun)

    very small genus of aromatic European herbs with pinnately compound leaves and yellow flowers


  1. Foeniculum

    Foeniculum is a genus of fewer than half a dozen species, in the family Apiaceae. It is best known for Fennel, treated by some botanists as the sole species in the genus. The name of the genus is derived from Latin feniculum, fœniculum, diminutive of fenum, fœnum, "hay".

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Foeniculum

    A plant genus of the family APIACEAE used in SPICES.


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