|ferula (ˈfɛrʊlə, ˈfɛrjʊ-)|
|—n , pl -las, -lae|
|1.||any large umbelliferous plant of the Mediterranean genus Ferula, having thick stems and dissected leaves: cultivated as the source of several strongly scented gum resins, such as galbanum|
|2.||a rare word for ferule|
|[C14: from Latin: giant fennel]|
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