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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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