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finocchio

or fi路no路chi路o

[ fi-noh-kee-oh ]
/ f瑟藞no蕣 ki藢o蕣 /
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noun, plural fi路no路cchi路os.
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Origin of finocchio

1715鈥25; <Italian finocchio<Vulgar Latin *fenuculum, for Latin f膿niculum, faeniculumfennel
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British Dictionary definitions for finocchio

finocchio

finochio

/ (f瑟藞n蓲k瑟藢蓹蕣) /

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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