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fennelflower

fen·nel·flow·er
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fen-l-flou-er]
    • /ˈfɛn lˌflaʊ ər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fen-l-flou-er]
    • /ˈfɛn lˌflaʊ ər/

Definitions of fennelflower word

  • noun fennelflower any of various plants belonging to the genus Nigella, of the buttercup family, especially N. sativa, the seeds of which are used, especially in the East, as a condiment and medicine. 1
  • noun fennelflower the flower of this plant. 1
  • noun fennelflower any of various Mediterranean ranunculaceous plants of the genus Nigella, having finely divided leaves and white, blue, or yellow flowers 0
  • noun fennelflower any of a genus (Nigella) of plants of the buttercup family, with finely divided foliage and blue, yellow, or white flowers 0

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Origin of fennelflower

First appearance:

before 1855
One of the 30% newest English words
First recorded in 1855-60; fennel + flower

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Parts of speech for Fennelflower

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
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fennelflower popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 56% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fennelflower usage trend in Literature

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