Definitions for ornithogalum pyrenaicum

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  1. bath asparagus, Prussian asparagus, Ornithogalum pyrenaicum(noun)

    Old World star of Bethlehem having edible young shoots


  1. Pyrenees star of Bethlehem

    Ornithogalum pyrenaicum, also called Prussian asparagus, wild asparagus, Bath Asparagus, Pyrenees star of Bethlehem or spiked star of Bethlehem, is a plant whose young flower shoots may be eaten as a vegetable, similar to asparagus. The common name "Bath Asparagus" comes from the fact it was once abundant near the city of the same name in England.

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