A bunch of celery stalks.
celery definition by Webster's New World
Origin: French céleri ; from Italian seleri ; from Classical Latin selinon ; from Classical Greek parsley
celery definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. cel·er·ies
- A biennial European plant (Apium graveolens var. dulce) in the parsley family, having edible roots, leafstalks, leaves, and fruits.
- The crisp thick leafstalks of this plant.
- The seedlike fruits of this plant used as a flavoring.
Origin: French céleri, from Italian dialectal seleri, pl. of selero, alteration of Late Latin selīnon, parsley, from Greek.