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dill

 (dĭl)
n.
1. An aromatic herb (Anethum graveolens) in the parsley family, native to Eurasia, having finely dissected leaves and small yellow flowers clustered in umbels.
2. The leaves or seeds of this plant, used as a seasoning.

[Middle English dile, from Old English.]

dill

(dɪl)
n
1. (Plants) an umbelliferous aromatic Eurasian plant, Anethum graveolens, with finely dissected leaves and umbrella-shaped clusters of yellow flowers
2. (Cookery) the leaves or seedlike fruits of this plant, used for flavouring in pickles, soups, etc, and in medicine
[Old English dile; related to Old High German tilli]
ˈdilly adj

dill

n
informal chiefly Austral and NZ a fool; idiot
[C20: from dilly2]

dill

(dɪl)

n.
1. any plant of the genus Anethum, of the parsley family, esp. A. graveolens, having aromatic seeds and finely divided leaves used as a flavoring.
2. the seeds or leaves.
[before 900; Middle English di(l)le, Old English dile; akin to Old Saxon dilli, Old High German tilli, Old Norse dylla]
dilled, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dill - aromatic Old World herb having aromatic threadlike foliage and seeds used as seasoningdill - aromatic Old World herb having aromatic threadlike foliage and seeds used as seasoning
dill weed, dill - aromatic threadlike foliage of the dill plant used as seasoning
dill seed - seed of the dill plant used as seasoning
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
2.dill - aromatic threadlike foliage of the dill plant used as seasoning
herb - aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
Anethum graveolens, dill - aromatic Old World herb having aromatic threadlike foliage and seeds used as seasoning
Translations
aneto
till
maustekurkkutilli
kopar
kapor
mărar
kopor
koper
dill

dill

[dɪl]
A. Neneldo m
B. CPD dill pickle N (US) → pepinillos mpl en vinagre al eneldo

dill

[ˈdɪl] n (= herb) → aneth m

dill

nDill m

dill

[dɪl] naneto
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In conformity with the Act of Congress of the United States entitled, "An Act for the encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times herein mentioned." And also to an Act, entitled, "an Act, supplementary to an Act, for the encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times herein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints." JAMES DILL, Clerk of the Southern District of New-York
Dill. It's well known there's always two sides, if no more; else who'd go to law, I should like to know?
Dill affected to laugh in a complimentary way at Mrs.
When he turned again with the cup he saw her, with eyes shining rapturously, beginning upon a huge Dill pickle that she had rooted out from the paper bags with a woman's unerring instinct.
She spread an amazing array of ham and chicken sandwiches, crab salad, hard-boiled eggs, pickled pigs' feet, ripe olives and dill pickles, Swiss cheese, salted almonds, oranges and bananas, and several pint bottles of beer.
Anna and Yulka showed me three small barrels; one full of dill pickles, one full of chopped pickles, and one full of pickled watermelon rinds.
Dills was locked up for 11 months after he admitted breaching his order at Paisley Sheriff Court.
Electric company ITC Holdings (NYSE:ITC) reported on Monday that it has appointed Matthew Dills as vice president, human resources as well as its chief human resources officer for all human resources functions.
Unlike some previous brewery-brinery pickle collaborations, Titan Dills are made without any finished beer.