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finocchio

or finochio

[fi-noh-kee-oh] /fɪˈnoʊ kiˌoʊ/
noun, plural finocchios.
Origin of finocchio
1715-1725
1715-25; < Italian finocchio < Vulgar Latin *fenuculum, for Latin fēniculum, faeniculum fennel
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British Dictionary definitions for finocchio

finocchio

/fɪˈnɒkɪˌəʊ/
noun
1.
a variety of fennel, Foeniculum vulgare dulce, with thickened stalks that resemble celery and are eaten as a vegetable, esp in S Europe Also called Florence fennel
Word Origin
C18: from Italian: fennel
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