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; akin to Middle Dutch dille and Old High German tilli and perhaps of western European substrate origin.]
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