Definition of Finochio

1. n. An umbelliferous plant (Fœniculum dulce) having a somewhat tuberous stem; sweet fennel. The blanched stems are used in France and Italy as a culinary vegetable.



Definition of Finochio

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of finocchio) ¹

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Definition of Finochio

1. a perennial herb [n -CHIOS]

Medical Definition of Finochio

1. An umbelliferous plant (Foeniculum dulce) having a somewhat tuberous stem; sweet fennel. The blanched stems are used in France and Italy as a culinary vegetable. Origin: It. Finocchio fennel, LL. Fenuclum. See Fennel. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Finochio

finns
finnsko
finny
fino
finocchi
finocchia
finocchie
finocchii
finocchios
finocha
finochi
finochia
finochie
finochii
finochio (current term)
finochios
finooks
finos
finpike
fins
finsko
fioratura
fioraturae
fiord
fiords
fiorin
fiorino
fiorinos

Literary usage of Finochio

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1. Principles of Geology: Being an Inquiry how Far the Former Changes of the by Charles Lyell (1837)
"the flowing of the lavas of 1811 and 1819, between the rocks finochio ... View of the rocks finochio, Capra, ..."

2. The American Kitchen Gardener: Containing Practical Directions for the by Thomas Green Fessenden (1856)
"The blanched stalks of the variety called finochio are eaten with oil, vinegar and pepper, as a cold salad, and they are likewise sometimes put into soups. ..."

3. An Encyclopædia of Gardening: Comprising the Theory and Practice of by John Claudius Loudon (1860)
"These finochio roots and ... vegetables which he had found in Home, with an equal abundance of gobbo and finochio roots, and green peas in greater plenty. ..."

4. Principles of Geology: Being an Attempt to Explain the Former Changes of the by Charles Lyell, Gérard Paul Deshayes (1833)
"21. f.ifw of Ike rocks finochio, Capra, ... f'al del Bovc. lavas of 1811 and 1819, between the rocks finochio, Capra, ..."

5. American Gardener's Calendar: Adapted to the Climates and Seasons of the by Bernard M'Mahon (1806)
"Cardoons, and finochio. The cardoons which were planted in June, ... Earth up finochio, which is full grown, in, order to blanch, and render it fit for use. ..."

6. The New American Gardener; Containing Practical Directions on the Culture of by Thomas Green Fessenden (1828)
"The blanched stalks of the variety called finochio are eaten with oil, ... The varieties are— The common, or sweet, Dark-^reen-leaved, Dwarf, or finochio. ..."

7. The Code of Civil Procedure of the State of California, Adopted March 11th by California, California Supreme Court (1880)
"finochio, Feb. 2nd, 1880,5 Pac. CLJ 53. In the judgment of the court—discretion to refuse writ, 42 Cal. 252; 47 Cal. 222: 50 Cal. ..."

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