finocchio

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fi·noc·chi·o

 (fə-nō′kē-ō′)
n. pl. fi·noc·chi·os
See fennel.

[Italian, from Latin fēniculum, fennel, diminutive of faenum, fēnum, hay; see dhē(i)- in Indo-European roots.]

finocchio

(fɪˈnɒkɪˌəʊ) or

finochio

n
(Plants) a variety of fennel, Foeniculum vulgare dulce, with thickened stalks that resemble celery and are eaten as a vegetable, esp in S Europe. Also called: Florence fennel
[C18: from Italian: fennel]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.finocchio - aromatic bulbous stem base eaten cooked or raw in salads
veg, vegetable, veggie - edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
Florence fennel, Foeniculum dulce, Foeniculum vulgare dulce - grown especially for its edible aromatic bulbous stem base