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 and seeds both of which are used in flavoring foods and especially pickles b. the foliage of dill 2. dill pickledilled adjective

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  • Dill — Dill …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Dill — bezeichnet Dill (Pflanze), Gewürzpflanze aus der Familie der Doldenblütler (Apiaceae) Dill (Gemeinde), Ortsgemeinde im rheinland pfälzischen Rhein Hunsrück Kreis Dill (Fluss), Nebenfluss der Lahn Dill ist der Familienname folgender Personen:… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dill — Sm erw. fach. (8. Jh.), mhd. tille m./f., ahd. tilli, tilla f., as. dilli Stammwort. Aus wg. * delja m. Dill , auch in ae. dile, nschw. dill. Daneben ae. dyle (selten), nndl. dulle, mhd. tüll(e), nnorw. dylla. Am ehesten zu Dolde, das auch in… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Dill — (d[i^]l), n. [AS dile; akin to D. dille, OHG. tilli, G. dill, dille, Sw. dill, Dan. dild.] (Bot.) An herb ({Peucedanum graveolens}), the seeds of which are moderately warming, pungent, and aromatic, and were formerly used as a soothing medicine… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dill — O.E. dile dill, anise, a West Germanic word of unknown origin (Cf. O.S. dilli, M.Du., Du. dille, Swed. dill, Ger. Dill) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Dill — Dill: Der altgerm. Pflanzenname mhd. tille, ahd. tilli (daneben tilla), niederl. dille, engl. dill, schwed. dill ist unbekannter Herkunft. Der Anlaut d ist niederd. wie in »Damm, Dohle« u. a …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • Dill — Dill, v. t. [OE. dillen, fr. dul dull, a.] To still; to calm; to soothe, as one in pain. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dill — dill; pen·dill; …   English syllables

  • dill — [dil] n. [ME & OE dile, akin to OS dille, OHG tilli] 1. any of a genus (Anethum) of plants of the umbel family, esp. a European herb ( A. graveolens) with bitter seeds and aromatic leaves, used to flavor pickles, soups, etc. 2. the seeds or… …   English World dictionary

  • Dill. — Dill., bei Pflanzennamen Abkürzung für J. J. Dillenius (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Dill — Dill, Pflanzengattg., s. Anethum …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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