Definition of spignel in English:

spignel

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

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

Origin

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

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