1. [ noun ] (chemistry,food) aromatic bulbous stem base eaten cooked or raw in salads
Synonyms: finocchio Florence_fennel
Related terms: vegetable Florence_fennel
2. [ noun ] (botany) any of several aromatic herbs having edible seeds and leaves and stems
Related terms: herb Florence_fennel common_fennel Foeniculum
3. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 20908
4. [ noun ] (food) leaves used for seasoning
Synonyms: common_fennel
Related terms: herb common_fennel
Similar spelling:   Fennell