- ☆ 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
See sweet cicely in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- Any of various perennial New World herbs of the genus Osmorhiza of the parsley family, having fleshy aromatic roots, compound leaves, and clusters of small white flowers.
- An aromatic European perennial herb (Myrrhis odorata) having compound leaves and compound umbels of small white flowers. Also called myrrh.
Origin: Middle English seseli
Origin: , from Latin seselis
Origin: , from Greek