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Definition of fennel noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

fennel

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈfenl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfenl//
 
[uncountable] Vegetables
 
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a vegetable that has a thick round stem with a strong taste. The seeds and leaves are also used in cooking. See related entries: Vegetables Word Origin Old English finule, fenol, from Latin faeniculum, diminutive of faenum ‘hay’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fennel