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dillseed


dillseed


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dill  \Dill\  (d[i^]l),  n.  [AS  dile;  akin  to  D.  dille,  OHG.  tilli, 
  G.  dill,  dille,  Sw  dill,  Dan.  dild.]  (Bot.) 
  An  herb  ({Peucedanum  graveolens}),  the  seeds  of  which  are 
  moderately  warming,  pungent,  and  aromatic,  and  were  formerly 
  used  as  a  soothing  medicine  for  children;  --  called  also 
  {dillseed}.