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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  celery 
  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 




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