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Dill vs. Fennel — What's the Difference?

Dill vs. Fennel — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Dill and Fennel

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Dill

Dill (Anethum graveolens) is an annual herb in the celery family Apiaceae. It is the only species in the genus Anethum.
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Fennel

Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is a flowering plant species in the carrot family. It is a hardy, perennial herb with yellow flowers and feathery leaves.
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Dill

An aromatic herb (Anethum graveolens) in the parsley family, native to Eurasia, having finely dissected leaves and small yellow flowers clustered in umbels.
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Fennel

An aromatic yellow-flowered European plant of the parsley family, with feathery leaves.
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Dill

The leaves or seeds of this plant, used as a seasoning.
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Fennel

A Eurasian plant (Foeniculum vulgare) in the parsley family, having pinnate leaves and clusters of small yellow flowers grouped in umbels, cultivated for its aromatic seeds and edible stalks.
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Dill

Anethum graveolens (the type species of the genus Anethum), a herb, the seeds of which are moderately warming, pungent, and aromatic, formerly used as a soothing medicine for children; also known as dillseed.
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Fennel

The seeds or stalks of this plant.
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Dill

A cucumber pickled with dill flavoring.
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Fennel

A variety of fennel whose seeds are used as flavoring. Also called sweet fennel.
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Dill

A fool.
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Fennel

A variety of fennel whose bulbous, celerylike stalks are eaten as a vegetable. Also called finocchio, Florence fennel.
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Dill

To cook or flavor with dill
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Fennel

See giant fennel.
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Dill

To still; to assuage; to calm; to soothe, as one in pain.
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Fennel

A plant, Foeniculum vulgare, of the parsley family, which has a sweet, anise-like flavor.
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Dill

An herb (Peucedanum graveolens), the seeds of which are moderately warming, pungent, and aromatic, and were formerly used as a soothing medicine for children; - called also dillseed.
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Fennel

(culinary) The bulb, leaves, or stalks of the plant, eaten as a vegetable.
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Dill

To still; to calm; to soothe, as one in pain.
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Fennel

(culinary) The seeds of the fennel plant used as a spice in cooking.
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Dill

Aromatic Old World herb having aromatic threadlike foliage and seeds used as seasoning
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Fennel

A perennial plant of the genus Fæniculum (Fæniculum vulgare), having very finely divided leaves. It is cultivated in gardens for the agreeable aromatic flavor of its seeds.
Smell of sweetest fennel.
A sprig of fennel was in fact the theological smelling bottle of the tender sex.
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Dill

Aromatic threadlike foliage of the dill plant used as seasoning
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Fennel

Any of several aromatic herbs having edible seeds and leaves and stems
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Fennel

Aromatic bulbous stem base eaten cooked or raw in salads
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Fennel

Leaves used for seasoning
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