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English noun: sweet cicely

1. sweet cicely (plant) European herb with soft ferny leaves and white flowers

SynonymsMyrrhis odorata

Broader (hypernym)herb, herbaceous plant

Part holonymsweet cicely

Member meronymgenus Myrrhis, Myrrhis

2. sweet cicely (plant) aromatic resin that is burned as incense and used in perfume

Synonymsgum myrrh, myrrh

Broader (hypernym)gum resin

Substance meronymCommiphora myrrha, myrrh tree

3. sweet cicely (food) fresh ferny leaves and green seeds used as garnish in salads and cold vegetables; dried seeds used in confectionery and liqueurs

Broader (hypernym)herb

Part meronymMyrrhis odorata, sweet cicely

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