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Fennel is a plant, member of the Apiaceae or parsley family, which produces edible seeds and bulbs (actually flattened leaves). It has an anise-like flavor.

Used traditionally as a herb in cooking, particularly with fish. It is also used as a diuretic and to improve milk supply of breastfeeding mothers.

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