sweet cicelysweet cic·e·ly
- any of several perennial North American herbs (genus Osmorhiza) of the umbel family, with compound leaves and clusters of small, white flowers
- a European perennial herb (Myrrhis odorata) of the umbel family, with anise-scented leaves formerly used in flavoring
- Any of various aromatic North American perennial plants of the genus Osmorhiza of the parsley family, having compound leaves and clusters of small usually white flowers.
- An aromatic European perennial plant (Myrrhis odorata) in the parsley family, having compound leaves and compound umbels of small white flowers. Also called myrrh 2.
Origin of sweet cicelyMiddle English seseli from Latin seselis from Greek