Definitions for celeryˈsɛl ə ri, ˈsɛl ri
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celery, cultivated celery, Apium graveolens dulce(noun)
widely cultivated herb with aromatic leaf stalks that are eaten raw or cooked
stalks eaten raw or cooked or used as seasoning
A European herb (Apium graveolens) of the carrot family.
The stalks of this herb eaten as a vegetable.
Origin: From céleri.
a plant of the Parsley family (Apium graveolens), of which the blanched leafstalks are used as a salad
Origin: [F. cleri, cf. Prov. It. seleno, seler; fr. Gr. parsley, in Lgr. & NGr. celery. Cf. Parsley.]
Celery is a plant variety in the family Apiaceae, commonly used as a vegetable. The plant grows to 1 m tall. The leaves are pinnate to bipinnate leaves with rhombic leaflets 3–6 cm long and 2–4 cm broad. The flowers are creamy-white, 2–3 mm diameter, produced in dense compound umbels. The seeds are broad ovoid to globose, 1.5–2 mm long and wide.
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