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English noun: fennel

1. fennel (plant) any of several aromatic herbs having edible seeds and leaves and stems

Broader (hypernym)herb, herbaceous plant

Narrower (hyponym)common fennel, Florence fennel, Foeniculum dulce, Foeniculum vulgare, Foeniculum vulgare dulce

Member meronymFoeniculum, genus Foeniculum

2. fennel (food) aromatic bulbous stem base eaten cooked or raw in salads

Synonymsfinocchio, Florence fennel

Broader (hypernym)veg, vegetable, veggie

Part meronymFlorence fennel, Foeniculum dulce, Foeniculum vulgare dulce

3. fennel (food) leaves used for seasoning

Synonymscommon fennel

Broader (hypernym)herb

Part meronymcommon fennel, Foeniculum vulgare

4. fennel (food) fennel seeds are ground and used as a spice or as an ingredient of a spice mixture

Broader (hypernym)spice

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