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celery Explained

celery at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


celery at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1664, from Fr. c?leri, from It. (Lombard dialect) seleri (pl.), from L.L. selinon, from Gk. selinon "parsley." ///

celery at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U] [Date: 1600-1700; Language: Italian dialect; Origin: seleri, from Late Latin selinon 'parsley', from Greek]// a vegetable with long pale green stems that you can eat cooked or uncooked// --a stick of celery //

celery at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Herb (Apium graveolens) of the parsley family, native to the Mediterranean and the Middle East. The varieties with large, fleshy, succulent, upright leafstalks were developed in the late 18th cent. Celery is usually eaten cooked in Europe but raw in the U.S. The tiny fruit, or seed, of the celery resembles the plant itself in taste and aroma and is used as a seasoning.

celery at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

[U] a vegetable with long crisp light green stems that are often eaten raw:
a stick of celery

Celery at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Celery \Cel"er*y\, n. [F. c['e]leri, cf. Prov. It. seleno,
seler; fr. Gr. ? parsley, in Lgr. & NGr. celery. Cf.
{Parsley}.] (Bot.)
A plant of the Parsley family ({Apium graveolens}), of which
the blanched leafstalks are used as a salad.

celery at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Smallage \Small"age\, n. [Small + F. ache smallage. See {Ach}
parsley.] (Bot.)
A biennial umbelliferous plant ({Apium graveolens}) native of
the seacoats of Europe and Asia. When deprived of its acrid
and even poisonous properties by cultivation, it becomes

celery at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: widely cultivated herb with aromatic leaf stalks that are
eaten raw or cooked [syn: {cultivated celery}, {Apium
graveolens dulce}]
2: stalks eaten raw or cooked or used as seasoning

celery at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedi » a
Category: Image - :Céleri.jpg|thumb|a stalk of celery


From Inter: etyl » fr Inter: term » céleri|lang=fr.


* Inter: IPA » /ˈsɛl.ə.ri/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"sEl.@.rI/
  • Inter: audio » En-us-celery.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: homophones » salary (in some accents)


    Inter: en-noun » celeries

  • A European herb (Apium graveolens) of the carrot family.
    1. Inter: uncountabl » e The stalks of this herb eaten as a vegetable.


      Inter: trans-top » herb

  • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|كرفس|m|tr=karafs
  • : Egyptian Arabic: Inter: tø » arz|كرفس|m|p|tr=karafs|sc=Arab
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|целина|f, Inter: t- » bg|керевиз|m
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|api|m
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t- » cmn|芹菜|tr=qíncài|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|celer|m
  • Dutch: selderij {{m}}, selderie {{m}}, selder {{m}} Inter: qualifier » Flemish
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|celerio
  • Estonian: Inter: t+ » et|seller
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|selleri
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|céleri|m
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Sellerie|m
  • Greek:
  • : Mycenaean: {{tø|gmy|