Spick"nel (?), n. [Contr. from spike nail a large, long nail; -- so called in allusion to the shape of its capillary leaves.] Bot.

An umbelliferous herb (Meum Athamanticum) having finely divided leaves, common in Europe; -- called also baldmoney, mew, and bearwort.

[Written also spignel.]


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