Sweet-cicely meaning

sĭs'ə-lē
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.
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An aromatic European perennial plant (Myrrhis odorata) in the parsley family, having compound leaves and compound umbels of small white flowers.
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Any of several perennial North American herbs (genus Osmorhiza) of the umbel family, with compound leaves and clusters of small, white flowers.
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A European perennial herb (Myrrhis odorata) of the umbel family, with anise-scented leaves formerly used in flavoring.
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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.
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An aromatic European perennial plant (Myrrhis odorata) in the parsley family, having compound leaves and compound umbels of small white flowers.
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Origin of sweet-cicely

  • Middle English seseli from Latin seselis from Greek
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition