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Noun: sweet cicely  sweet si-su-lee
  1. European herb with soft ferny leaves and white flowers
    - Myrrhis odorata
  2. Aromatic resin that is burned as incense and used in perfume
    - myrrh, gum myrrh
  3. Fresh ferny leaves and green seeds used as garnish in salads and cold vegetables; dried seeds used in confectionery and liqueurs

Derived forms: sweet cicelies

Type of: gum resin, herb, herbaceous plant

Part of: Commiphora myrrha, genus Myrrhis, myrrh tree, Myrrhis

Encyclopedia: Sweet cicely