Meaning of DILL in English

I. ˈdil noun

( -s )

Etymology: Middle English dile, from Old English; akin to Old Saxon dilli dill, Old High German tilli, Danish dild

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

2. : dill pickle

II. transitive verb

( -ed/-ing/-s )

Etymology: Middle English dillen, probably from dul dull, adjective

dialect Britain : calm , soothe

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