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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sel′er-i, n. a kitchen vegetable cultivated for its long blanched succulent stalks. [Fr. céleri—L. and Gr. selīnon, parsley.]
A type of cultivar, plant and seed created and cultivated in various species.
Celery is grown and sold as a food product throughout the world.
A type of vegetable and food product.
Celery is used in salads, snacks, soups and other food dishes around the world.
The numerical value of celery in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of celery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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People don't crave carrots or celery, they crave chocolate or ice cream.
Eating lettuce is over three times worse in greenhouse gas emissions than eating bacon, lots of common vegetables require more resources per calorie than you would think. Eggplant, celery and cucumbers look particularly bad when compared to pork or chicken.
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