dill

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English[edit]

Dill, Antheum graveolens, an herb.
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Etymology[edit]

From Old English dile (dill, anise); cognate with Old Saxon dilli, Dutch dille, Swedish dill, German Dill.

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Noun[edit]

dill (countable and uncountable, plural dills)

  1. Anethum graveolens (the sole 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.
  2. A cucumber pickled with dill flavoring, also called a dill pickle.
  3. (informal) a fool.

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dill (third-person singular simple present dills, present participle dilling, simple past and past participle dilled)

  1. To still; to assuage; to calm; to soothe, as one in pain.
  2. To lull to sleep.

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Noun[edit]

dill c (uncountable)

  1. the herb dill

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