adjective see dill

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  • dill — dilled, adj. /dil/, n. 1. a plant, Anethum graveolens, of the parsley family, having aromatic seeds and finely divided leaves, both of which are used for flavoring food. 2. dillweed. 3. See dill pickle. [bef. 900; ME di(l)le, OE dile; akin to G… …   Universalium

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  • dill — noun Etymology: Middle English dile, from Old English; akin to Old High German tilli dill Date: before 12th century 1. a. any of several plants of the carrot family; especially a European herb (Anethum graveolens) with aromatic foliage …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • dill — [[t]dɪl[/t]] n. 1) pln any plant of the genus Anethum, of the parsley family, esp. A. graveolens, having aromatic seeds and finely divided leaves used as a flavoring 2) pln coo the seeds or leaves 3) coo dill pickle • Etymology: bef. 900; ME… …   From formal English to slang

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