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  • The Genus word Anethum finds its roots in the Latin word Anethon, and Dill specifically was referred to by Pliny the Elder or Gaius Plinius Secundus, in his encyclopaedia Naturalis Historia in 77CE, as The Anethon of Dioscorides.

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  • A dippy dog called Anethum, the property of Thalia, did his best to cheer me up that spring.

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  • Dill is scientifically known as Anethum graveolens and is part of the Umbelliferae family, whose other members include parsley, cumin and bay leaf.

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  • Dill in France is called false fennel or smelly anis it is Anethum graveolens


  • Dill is a tall, feathery annual, Anethum graveolens, in the parsley family.

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  • Dill or Anethum graveolens aka: Peucedanum graveolens, Anethum/Peucedanum sowa, Shubit, Inondo, Kopar, Sjamar, Bazrul shibbat, Soyah, has enjoyed one of the oldest plant relationships with man.

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  • Dill Dill Anethum graveolens is a native of southwest Asia and India with tough stalks but very delicate, feather-like leaves.

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  • Dill Seed Dill seed has a stronger flavor than dill weed, the feathery leaves of the same plant Anethum graveolens.

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  • Anethum was making his debut as a warm-up act at the Megalesian Games in honour of Cybele.

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  • At one point, for reasons I didn't tax myself with, one of the clowns on stage decided to do away with an enemy and supposedly poisoned a loaf: Anethum ate the bread, swallowing it down greedily.

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