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Definition: Giant fennel
Fennel \Fen"nel\ (f[e^]n"n[e^]l), n. [AS. fenol, finol, from L.
feniculum, faeniculum, dim. of fenum, faenum, hay: cf. F.
fenouil. Cf. Fenugreek. Finochio.] (Bot.)
A perennial plant of the genus F[ae]niculum (F[ae]niculum vulgare
), having very finely divided leaves. It is
cultivated in gardens for the agreeable aromatic flavor of
Smell of sweetest fennel. --Milton.
A sprig of fennel was in fact the theological smelling
bottle of the tender sex. --S. G.
Azorean fennel, or Sweet fennel, (F[ae]niculum dulce).
It is a smaller and stouter plant than the common fennel,
and is used as a pot herb.
Dog's fennel (Anthemis Cotula), a foul-smelling European
weed; -- called also mayweed.
Fennel flower (Bot.), an herb (Nigella) of the Buttercup
family, having leaves finely divided, like those of the
fennel. Nigella Damascena is common in gardens. Nigella sativa
furnishes the fennel seed, used as a condiment,
etc., in India. These seeds are the “fitches” mentioned
in Isaiah (xxviii. 25).
Fennel water (Med.), the distilled water of fennel seed. It
is stimulant and carminative.
Giant fennel (Ferula communis), has stems full of pith,
which, it is said, were used to carry fire, first, by
Hog's fennel, a European plant (Peucedanum officinale)
looking something like fennel.