Sir John Greer 1881-1944 British general
ETYM AS dile; akin to Dutch dille, Old High Germ. tilli, German dill, dille, Swed. dill, Dan. dild.
1. Aromatic Old World herb having aromatic threadlike foliage and seeds used as seasoning; SYN. Anethum graveolens.
2. Aromatic threadlike foliage of the dill plant used as seasoning; SYN. dill weed.
Herb Anethum graveolens of the carrot family Umbelliferae, whose bitter seeds and aromatic leaves are used for culinary and medicinal purposes.