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Definition of "dill" []

  • An aromatic herb (Anethum graveolens) native to Eurasia, having finely dissected leaves and small yellow flowers clustered in umbels. (noun)
  • The leaves or seeds of this plant, used as a seasoning. (noun)
  • An umbelliferous aromatic Eurasian plant, Anethum graveolens, with finely dissected leaves and umbrella-shaped clusters of yellow flowers (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The leaves or seedlike fruits of this plant, used for flavouring in pickles, soups, etc, and in medicine (noun)

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Use "dill" in a sentence
  • "•dill oil - it can be obtained by anyone, by macerating the dill seeds in vegetal oil (olive oil if possible)."
  • "The soup looks delicious and I have to admit that anything that's paired with dill is usually wonderful ..."
  • "Sprinkle some water if it gets dry, and cook until the dill is soft."