Dill Definition

dĭl
noun
Any of a genus (Anethum) of plants of the umbel family, esp. a European herb (A. graveolens) with bitter seeds and aromatic leaves, used to flavor pickles, soups, etc.
Webster's New World
The seeds or leaves.
Webster's New World
Webster's New World
(informal) A fool.
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verb

To still; to assuage; to calm; to soothe, as one in pain.

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To lull to sleep.

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Other Word Forms of Dill

Noun

Singular:
dill
Plural:
dills

Origin of Dill

  • Middle English dile from Old English

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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