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Princeton's WordNet

  1. black salsify, viper's grass, scorzonera, Scorzonera hispanicanoun

    perennial south European herb having narrow entire leaves and solitary yellow flower heads and long black edible roots shaped like carrots

  2. scorzonera, black salsifynoun

    long black salsify


  1. scorzoneranoun

    A herb from southern Europe, of the genus Scorzonera, having yellow flowers and edible carrot-shaped roots; black salsify.

  2. Etymology: From scorzonera, probably from scorzone.


  1. Scorzonera

    Scorzonera is a genus of flowering plants in the tribe Cichorieae within the family Asteraceae.They are distributed in Europe, Asia, and Africa. Its center of diversity is in the Mediterranean. Well-known species include the edible black salsify (Scorzonera hispanica). Scorzonera tau-saghyz is a source of natural rubber.Scorzonera is recorded as a food plant for the larva of the Nutmeg, a species of moth.


  1. scorzonera

    Scorzonera is a type of garden herb native to Europe and Asia, also known as black salsify or the black oyster plant. It's a plant of the daisy family with a long black root that is used as a vegetable in soups and stews. The root has a taste similar to oysters and is also cultivated for its medicinal properties.


  1. Scorzonera

    Scorzonera is a genus of the sunflower family, subfamily Lactucoideae, tribe Lactuceae, subtribe Scorzonerinae. The genus Scorzonera contains about 175 species. The best-known of these species is probably the edible black salsify Scorzonera hispanica. Scorzonera tau-saghyz produces rubber. Scorzonera is recorded as a food plant for the larva of the Nutmeg, a species of moth.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Scorzonera

    skor-zō-nē′ra, n. a genus of Old World herbs of the Aster family—Viper's Grass. [It., scorza, bark, nera, black, fem. of nero—L. niger, black.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Scorzonera

    A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE. INULIN and SESQUITERPENES have been found in it.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scorzonera in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scorzonera in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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