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alexanders


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Alexanders  \Al`ex*an"ders\,  Alisanders  \Al`i*san"ders\,  n.  [OE. 
  alisaundre  OF  alissandere  fr  Alexander  or  Alexandria.] 
  (Bot) 
  A  name  given  to  two  species  of  the  genus  {Smyrnium},  formerly 
  cultivated  and  used  as  celery  now  is  --  called  also  {horse 
  parsely}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Alexanders 
  n  :  European  herb  somewhat  resembling  celery  widely  naturalized 
  in  Britain  coastal  regions  and  often  cultivated  as  a 
  potherb  [syn:  {Alexander},  {Alexanders},  {black  lovage}, 
  {horse  parsley},  {Smyrnium  olusatrum}] 




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