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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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