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finocchio

or fi·no·chi·o

[fi-noh-kee-oh]
noun, plural fi·no·cchi·os.
  1. Florence fennel.
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Origin of finocchio

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

finocchio

finochio

noun
  1. 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
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Word Origin for finocchio

C18: from Italian: fennel
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