finocchio

or fi·no·chi·o

[ fi-noh-kee-oh ]
/ fɪˈnoʊ kiˌoʊ /

noun, plural fi·no·cchi·os.

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Origin of finocchio

1715–25; < Italian finocchio < Vulgar Latin *fenuculum, for Latin fēniculum, faeniculum fennel

Words nearby finocchio

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British Dictionary definitions for finocchio

finocchio

finochio

/ (fɪˈnɒkɪˌəʊ) /

noun

a variety of fennel, Foeniculum vulgare dulce, with thickened stalks that resemble celery and are eaten as a vegetable, esp in S EuropeAlso called: Florence fennel

Word Origin for finocchio

C18: from Italian: fennel
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