spignel


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spignel

(ˈspɪɡnəl)
n
(Plants) a European umbelliferous plant, Meum athamanticum, of mountain regions, having white flowers and finely divided aromatic leaves. Also called: baldmoney or meu
[C16: of uncertain origin]
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But the sub-soil conditions provided by the Whin Sill are also ideal for nationally scarce plant species, such as Maiden Pink, Chives and Spignel, as well as Alchemilla Micans, a plant considered to be under serious threat.