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Old World annual or biennial plant (Anethum graveolens) of the family Umbelliferae (parsleyparsley,
Mediterranean aromatic herb (Petroselinum crispum or Apium petroselinum) of the carrot family, cultivated since the days of the Romans for its foliage, used in cookery as a seasoning and garnish.
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 family), cultivated since at least since 400 B.C. The pungent, aromatic leaves and seeds are used for pickling and for flavoring sauces, salads, and soups. Dill water (a carminative) and oil of dill are made from the seeds. Dill was formerly used in charms against witchcraft. Dill is classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Apiales, family Umbelliferae.
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dill

Edible, common seasoning. Yellowish flat-topped flower umbrella with recognizable dill smell. Thin stringy fern-like leaves with famous dill smell and taste. Its these stringy “leaves” and seeds that are what we call “dill” to season our foods. Dill (especially the seeds) is great for digestion, stomach, gas, colic, intestinal, and urinary issues. Some say sniffing dill cured hiccups. Try juicing. Anti-spasmodic and antibacterial. Warning- do not confuse with poisonous parsley varieties.

dill

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Anethum graveolens. A small annual or biennial herb in the family Umbelliferae; the aromatic leaves and seeds are used for food flavoring.

dill

an umbelliferous aromatic Eurasian plant, Anethum graveolens, with finely dissected leaves and umbrella-shaped clusters of yellow flowers
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In other words, it was one of those things where a lawyer, an insurance man and even a schoolteacher, as I was, could get away from their job, come up here for the magnificent sum of $12 a day for 100 days,'' Dills said, recalling 60-cent meals that could be purchased at a place near the river.
Several current lawmakers said that during the World War II era, Dills bucked then-widespread sentiment against Japanese-Americans.
In the interview, Dills recalled that he refused to vote on one 1940s resolution demanding that Japanese-Americans and Italian-Americans give up their dual citizenship.
But they did,'' said Dills, who added that he had earned money enough to attend school from a job made possible by a Japanese-American friend.
Another, Clayton, served with Dills in the Assembly.
One day, a bill supported by Clayton Dills came to the Assembly floor.
Ralph Dills still can repeat the debate almost word for word: ``I hit the floor and said, `I'm a milk man
Today, a trip to any supermarket shows that was one political battle Ralph Dills lost.
Legislative records from 1943 list the local address of the Dills brothers as ``John's Motel,'' telephone number 5-9509.
Dills lives with his wife, Elizabeth, on a large tract of land in Rocklin.
Among other accomplishments, Dills authored the Ralph C.
Asked about a favorite governor, Dills first declared that he has ``never served under any governor, I have served with them.