Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of finocchio.

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Examples

  • Though the Franciscans live upon charity, they have almost always a garden connected with their convent, where they raise multitudes of cabbages, cauliflowers, _finocchi_, peas, beans, artichokes, and lettuce.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 22, August, 1859

  • He looked up, executed a curious pantomime, shrugged his shoulders, shook his fore-finger, and motioned with his head and elbow sideways to a figure, visible to me, but not to her, of a brown Franciscan, who was amusing himself in gathering some _finocchi_, just round the corner of the wall.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 22, August, 1859

  • They have bought land as far as the Colosseum; Nero's gold house, which stands in a _finocchi_ patch, is theirs too.

    The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912

  • Combining two favorite chickpea based soups, one that simply combines them with saffron, the other with fennel, and we have our minestra di ceci con zafferano e finocchi.

    SaltShaker

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