Definitions for celeryˈsɛl ə ri, ˈsɛl ri

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cel•er•yˈsɛl ə ri, ˈsɛl ri(n.)

  1. a plant, Apium graveolens, of the parsley family, with stiff clustered leafstalks eaten raw or cooked.

    Category: Plants

Origin of celery:

1655–65; < F céleri < It seleri, pl. of selero蠐 Gk sélinon parsley

Princeton's WordNet

  1. celery, cultivated celery, Apium graveolens dulce(noun)

    widely cultivated herb with aromatic leaf stalks that are eaten raw or cooked

  2. celery(noun)

    stalks eaten raw or cooked or used as seasoning

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. celery(noun)ˈsɛl ə ri, ˈsɛl ri

    a light green vegetable that grows in stalks


  1. celery(Noun)

    A European herb (Apium graveolens) of the carrot family.

  2. celery(Noun)

    The stalks of this herb eaten as a vegetable.

  3. Origin: From céleri.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Celery(noun)

    a plant of the Parsley family (Apium graveolens), of which the blanched leafstalks are used as a salad


  1. Celery

    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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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the long juicy edible stalks of a type of vegetable, used in salads etc.

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