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Dill, Antheum graveolens, an herb.
 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old English dile (dill, anise); cognate with Old Saxon dilli, Dutch dille, Swedish dill, German Dill.

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dill (countable and uncountable, plural dills)

  1. Anethum graveolens (the type species of the genus Anethum), a herb, the seeds of which are moderately warming, pungent, and aromatic, formerly used as a soothing medicine for children; also known as dillseed.
  2. A cucumber pickled with dill flavoring, also called a dill pickle.
  3. (informal) a fool.

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dill (third-person singular simple present dills, present participle dilling, simple past and past participle dilled)

  1. To still; to assuage; to calm; to soothe, as one in pain.
  2. To lull to sleep.

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dill c (uncountable)

  1. the herb dill

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse til, from Proto-Germanic *tila- (goal), from Proto-Indo-European *ád (near, at).

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dill

  1. Used to indicate the infinitive form of a verb; compare English to.
    sjwårrt dil o fa-ne dil briinn
    hard to get it to burn

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dill

  1. to (indicating destination)
    gakk dill stass
    walk to the city

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dill

  1. another, one more
    Ve fing annätókkä dill
    We got an euqal amount thereto

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