Finocchio definitions

fə-nō'kē-ō'
A variety of fennel (Foeniculum vulgare var. dulce), cooked as a vegetable: its thick, celerylike, anise-flavored stalks are also eaten raw.
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A fennel cultivar with a bulb-like structure at its base, used as a vegetable; Florence fennel (Foeniculum vulgare var. azoricum).
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(derogatory slang) A male homosexual. (in β-forms, rare) A lesbian.
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Origin of finocchio

Italian from Latin fēniculum fennel diminutive of faenum, fēnum hay dhē(i)- in Indo-European roots