Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of umbelliferous plants, of the tribe Peucedaneæ.

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  • These nouns probably denoted originally a certain plant (compare Syriac תבלא - 'tordylium, hartwort, meadow saxifrage'), whence, with sense enlargement, 'any plant used for seasoning', whence

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