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Meaning of DILL

Pronunciation:  dil

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  aromatic threadlike foliage of the dill plant used as seasoning
  2. [n]  aromatic Old World herb having aromatic threadlike foliage and seeds used as seasoning

DILL is a 4 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: Anethum graveolens, dill weed
 See Also: Anethum graveolens, dill, dill, dill seed, dill weed, herb, herb, herbaceous plant



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Dill\ (d[i^]l), n. [AS dile; akin to D. dille, OHG. tilli,
    G. dill, dille, Sw. dill, Dan. dild.] (Bot.)
    An herb ({Peucedanum graveolens}), the seeds of which are
    moderately warming, pungent, and aromatic, and were formerly
    used as a soothing medicine for children; -- called also
  2. \Dill\, v. t. [OE. dillen, fr. dul dull, a.]
    To still; to calm; to soothe, as one in pain. [Obs.]