[fen-ek] /ˈfɛn ɛk/
a small, pale yellowish-brown fox, Fennecus zerda, of northern Africa, having large, pointed ears.
a very small nocturnal fox, Fennecus zerda, inhabiting deserts of N Africa and Arabia, having pale fur and enormous ears
fox-like animal of Africa, 1790, from Arabic fenek, fanak “a name vaguely applied to various fur-bearing animals” [OED].
[fen-l] /ˈfɛn l/ noun 1. a plant, Foeniculum vulgare, of the parsley family, having feathery leaves and umbels of small, yellow flowers. 2. Also, fennel seed. the aromatic fruits of this plant, used in cookery and medicine. 3. any of various more or less similar plants, as Ferula communis (giant fennel) a tall, ornamental plant. […]
[fen-l-flou-er] /ˈfɛn lˌflaʊ ər/ noun 1. any of various plants belonging to the genus Nigella, of the buttercup family, especially N. sativa, the seeds of which are used, especially in the East, as a condiment and medicine. 2. the of this plant. /ˈfɛnəlˌflaʊə/ noun 1. any of various Mediterranean ranunculaceous plants of the genus Nigella, […]
[fen-fen] /ˈfɛnˌfɛn/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a drug that is a combination of fenfluramine and phentermine, formerly used in treating obesity but withdrawn from the market because of its potential to cause valvular heart disease. noun a former prescription diet drug of fenfluramine hydrochloride or dexfenfluramine combined with phentermine, and now banned; also called phen-fen Word […]
[fenz] /fɛnz/ noun 1. Also called Fenland. a marshy lowland region in E England, S of the Wash: partly drained and channeled since the 17th century. [fen] /fɛn/ noun 1. low land covered wholly or partially with water; boggy land; a marsh. 2. the Fens, a marshy region W and S of The Wash, in […]