[fer-oo-luh, fer-yoo-] /ˈfɛr ʊ lə, ˈfɛr yʊ-/
noun, plural ferulas, ferulae
[fer-oo-lee, fer-yoo-] /ˈfɛr ʊˌli, ˈfɛr yʊ-/ (Show IPA)
Botany. any of various plants belonging to the genus Ferula, of the parsley family, chiefly of the Mediterranean region and central Asia, generally tall and coarse with dissected leaves, many of the Asian species yielding strongly scented, medicinal gum resins.
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noun (pl) -las, -lae (-ˌliː)
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
a rare word for ferule1
[fer-uh l, -ool] /ˈfɛr əl, -ul/ noun 1. Also, ferula. a rod, cane, or flat piece of wood for punishing children, especially by striking them on the hand. verb (used with object), feruled, feruling. 2. to punish with a ferule. [fer-uh l, -ool] /ˈfɛr əl, -ul/ noun, verb (used with object), feruled, feruling. 1. . […]
[fuh-roo-lik] /fəˈru lɪk/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a compound, C 10 H 10 O 4 , found in small amounts in lants, that occurs in two isomers, one a yellow oily liquid and the other crystalline.
1. (in prescriptions) boiling.
[fur-vuh n-see] /ˈfɜr vən si/ noun 1. warmth or intensity of feeling; ardor; zeal; fervor. /ˈfɜːvənsɪ/ noun (pl) -cies 1. another word for fervour