Celery meaning

sĕlə-rē
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A biennial European plant (Apium graveolens var. dulce) in the parsley family, having edible roots, leafstalks, leaves, and fruits.
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The crisp thick leafstalks of this plant.
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The seedlike fruits of this plant used as a flavoring.
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A biennial plant (Apium graveolens var. dulce) of the umbel family, whose long, crisp leafstalks are eaten as a vegetable.
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A European herb (Apium graveolens) of the carrot family.
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(uncountable) The stalks of this herb eaten as a vegetable.
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Origin of celery

  • French céleri from Italian dialectal seleri pl. of selero alteration of Late Latin selīnon parsley from Greek

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French céleri.

    From Wiktionary