Definition of Fennel seed
1. Noun. Aromatic anis-scented seeds.
Group relationships: Common Fennel, Foeniculum Vulgare
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fennel Seed
Literary usage of Fennel seed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. C.E. Hobbs' Botanical Hand-book: Of Common Local, English, Botanical and by Charles E. Hobbs (1876)
"... Seed and flowers of Caper spurge seed, fennel seed, Water fennel seed, Wild (large) fennel, Sweet fennel seed, Wild (large) fennel, Common fennel seed, ..."
2. The People's Bible: Discourses Upon Holy Scripture by Joseph Parker (1891)
"For " fitches " read " fennel seed "; and fennel seed is amongst the very smallest of seeds, as indeed so is cummin. This is to be sown broadcast. ..."
3. Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts: In All the Useful and Domestic Arts by Colin MacKenzie (1854)
"... one gallon ol spirit, at from I to 10 over proof; or 18 gallons of spirit from each quarter of grain. portion ot berries, sweet fennel seed, and. ..."