Definition of Sweet cicely

1. Noun. European herb with soft ferny leaves and white flowers.

Exact synonyms: Myrrhis Odorata
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Myrrhis, Myrrhis



2. Noun. Aromatic resin that is burned as incense and used in perfume.
Exact synonyms: Gum Myrrh, Myrrh
Substance meronyms: Commiphora Myrrha, Myrrh Tree
Generic synonyms: Gum Resin

3. Noun. Fresh ferny leaves and green seeds used as garnish in salads and cold vegetables; dried seeds used in confectionery and liqueurs.
Generic synonyms: Herb
Group relationships: Myrrhis Odorata

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sweet Cicely

sweet as a nut
sweet as pie
sweet balm
sweet basil
sweet bay
sweet bells
sweet birch
sweet bread
sweet buckeye
sweet calabash
sweet calamus
sweet cheeks
sweet cherry
sweet chestnut
sweet cicely (current term)
sweet cider
sweet ciders
sweet clover
sweet coltsfoot
sweet corn
sweet corn plant
sweet corns
sweet cream
sweet cup
sweet dreams
sweet elder
sweet false chamomile
sweet fern
sweet flag

Literary usage of Sweet cicely

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Glimpses of the Cosmos by Lester Frank Ward (1913)
"sweet cicely as a Bur History.—There was no response to this note, and when the Sixth Edition of Gray's Manual appeared in 1890, the fruit was characterized ..."

2. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1735)
"MYRRHIS ; sweet cicely. The Characters are ; if it an ... Umb. Annual Sweet Cicely, with hairy firmed Seeds, by lome call'd Candy Carrot. ..."

3. How to Study Plants: Or, Introduction to Botany, Being an Illustrated Flora by Alphonso Wood (1882)
"In the "Root, sweet cicely possesses qualities which make it favorably known. It is perennial, enduring the frosts of many winters. ..."

4. Glimpses of the Cosmos by Lester Frank Ward (1913)
"sweet cicely as a Bur History.—There was no response to this note, and when the Sixth Edition of Gray's Manual appeared in 1890, the fruit was characterized ..."

5. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1735)
"MYRRHIS ; sweet cicely. The Characters are ; if it an ... Umb. Annual Sweet Cicely, with hairy firmed Seeds, by lome call'd Candy Carrot. ..."

6. How to Study Plants: Or, Introduction to Botany, Being an Illustrated Flora by Alphonso Wood (1882)
"In the "Root, sweet cicely possesses qualities which make it favorably known. It is perennial, enduring the frosts of many winters. ..."

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