Definition of spignel in English:

spignel

noun

  • An aromatic plant of the parsley family with white flowers, found on mountains in Europe.

    • ‘Broad-leaved spignel is a perennial plant belonging to Umbelliferae family, native in most of European countries, especially under sub-continental climatic conditions.’

Origin

Early 16th century: perhaps from Anglo-Norman French spigurnelle, the name of an unidentified plant.

Pronunciation:

spignel

/ˈspɪɡn(ə)l/