Etymology
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dill (n.)

"umbelliferous plant with yellow flowers, extensively cultivated for its aroma and oils," Middle English dille, from Old English dile "dill, anise," a Germanic word of unknown origin (cognates: Old Saxon dilli, Middle Dutch and Dutch dille, Swedish dill, German Dill). Dill-pickle is recorded from 1899.

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Definitions of dill

dill (n.)
aromatic Old World herb having aromatic threadlike foliage and seeds used as seasoning;
Synonyms: Anethum graveolens
dill (n.)
aromatic threadlike foliage of the dill plant used as seasoning;
Synonyms: dill weed
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