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  1. cicelynoun

    Myrrhis odorata, a plant in the genus Myrrhis, in the family Apiaceae

  2. cicelynoun

    sweetroot, any of several plants in the genus Osmorhiza

  3. Cicelynoun

    A female given name from Latin, a variant of Cecily and Cecilia used since the Middle Ages.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Cicelynoun

    A sort of herb. See Sweet cicely.


  1. Cicely

    Myrrhis odorata, with common names cicely ( SISS-ə-lee), sweet cicely, myrrh, garden myrrh, and sweet chervil, is a herbaceous perennial plant belonging to the celery family Apiaceae. It is the only species in the genus Myrrhis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cicelynoun

    any one of several umbelliferous plants, of the genera Myrrhis, Osmorrhiza, etc

  2. Etymology: [L. seselis, Gr. , ; perh. ultimately of Egyptian origin.]


  1. Cicely

    Cicely or Sweet Cicely is a plant belonging to the family Apiaceae, native to Central Europe; it is the sole species in the genus Myrrhis. It is a tall herbaceous perennial plant, depending on circumstances growing to 2 m [6 ft 6 in] tall. The leaves are finely divided, feathery, up to 50 cm long. The flowers are white, about 2–4 mm across, produced in large umbels. The seeds are slender, 15–25 mm long and 3–4 mm broad.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cicely

    sis′e-li, n. a genus of umbelliferous plants nearly allied to chervil. [L. and Gr. seseli.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cicely in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cicely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Cicely in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Schneider:

    I'm grateful to you. If it weren't for you, I'd be in Cicely right now and I'd still be running that rat race, still locked in that commute. I'd be totally stressed, I'd be totally ignorant of what my life could be. I'm happier now than I've ever been.

  2. George Bernard Shaw:

    Whenever you wish to do anything against the law, Cicely, always consult a good solicitor first.

  3. Jeff Melvoin:

    Ed, we just witnessed a peaceful transition in government. Do you realize how miraculous that is...Today, tiny Cicely, Alaska, stood up and put another W in the win category for democracy.

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