from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An aromatic herb (Anethum graveolens) native to Eurasia, having finely dissected leaves and small yellow flowers clustered in umbels.
- n. The leaves or seeds of this plant, used as a seasoning.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Anethum graveolens (the sole species of the genus Anethum), is a herb, the seeds of which are moderately warming, pungent, and aromatic, and were formerly used as a soothing medicine for children; also known as dillseed.
- n. A cucumber pickled with dill flavoring, also called a dill pickle.
- n. a fool.
- v. To still; to assuage; to calm; to soothe, as one in pain.
- v. To lull to sleep.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An herb (Peucedanum graveolens), the seeds of which are moderately warming, pungent, and aromatic, and were formerly used as a soothing medicine for children; -- called also dillseed.
- transitive v. To still; to calm; to soothe, as one in pain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An umbelliferousplant, Peucedanum (Anethum) graveolens, an erect glaucous annual, with finely divided leaves, yellow flowers, and an agreeably aromatic fruit.
- n. The two-seeded tare.
- To dull; blunt.
- 2. To soothe; still; calm.
- n. Same as dell.
- To conceal; hide.
- n. An obsolete dialectal form of dole.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. aromatic Old World herb having aromatic threadlike foliage and seeds used as seasoning
- n. aromatic threadlike foliage of the dill plant used as seasoning
•dill oil - it can be obtained by anyone, by macerating the dill seeds in vegetal oil (olive oil if possible).
The soup looks delicious and I have to admit that anything that's paired with dill is usually wonderful ...
Sprinkle some water if it gets dry, and cook until the dill is soft.
I had SO much of it in my garden hence the name dill WEED I couldn't help but use it at every possible chance.
Remove the cabbage from the heat, stir in dill, lemon zest and lemon juice.
Make successive sowings since dill is short lived and does not regrow once it is cut.
I was intrigued with the idea of dill in a salad with spinach, and I also loved the sound of the slightly-sweet dressing that had a touch of dry mustard and onion powder.
I've put hot sauce in it before to give it zip but the dill is a PERFECT taste for most fish.
The other usable part of the dill plant is the dried seeds which are a spice called dill seed.
Dill is used in three ways, with the fresh leaves being called dill, the dried leaves called dill weed, and the seeds called dill seed.