Definition of spignel in English:


Line breaks: spig|nel
Pronunciation: /ˈspɪgn(ə)l


  • An aromatic plant of the parsley family with white flowers, found on mountains in Europe.
    • Meum athamanticum, family Umbelliferae
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    • Broad-leaved spignel is a perennial plant belonging to Umbelliferae family, native in most of European countries, especially under sub-continental climatic conditions.


early 16th century: perhaps from Anglo-Norman French spigurnelle, the name of an unidentified plant.

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