Meaning of DILL in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈdil ]


Etymology: Middle English dile, from Old English; akin to Old High German tilli dill

Date: before 12th century


a. : any of several plants of the carrot family ; especially : a European herb ( Anethum graveolens ) with aromatic foliage and seeds both of which are used in flavoring foods and especially pickles

b. : the foliage of dill

2. : dill pickle

• dilled adjective

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.