fennel

(redirected from finnochio)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
  • noun

Synonyms for fennel

aromatic bulbous stem base eaten cooked or raw in salads

leaves used for seasoning

fennel seeds are ground and used as a spice or as an ingredient of a spice mixture

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
1) Purchase seeds for the herb fennel (Foeniculum vulgare), which is a perennial; since, as mentioned earlier, there is a vegetable fennel (Florentine, Finnochio, Foeniculum dulce) which is grown as an annual, as a vegetable, for primarily use of its bulb.
Among the registered participants are Bob Finnochio, founder of Informix; Dick Schlosberg, former publisher of The Los Angeles Times and now president of the Packard Foundation; Ken Klein, president and COO of Mercury Interactive Corp.
Individual investors include Bob Finnochio, CEO of Informix; Ken Oshman, CEO of Echelon; Tom Proulx, CEO of Netpulse; and Ben Rosen, chairman of Compaq.