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chervil


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chervil  \Cher"vil\,  n.  [AS.  cerfille  fr  L.  caerefolium 
  chaerephyllum  Gr  ?;  ?  to  rejoice  +  ?  leaf.]  (Bot.) 
  A  plant  ({Anthriscus  cerefolium})  with  pinnately  divided 
  aromatic  leaves,  of  which  several  curled  varieties  are  used 
  in  soups  and  salads. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chervil 
  n  1:  aromatic  annual  Old  World  herb  cultivated  for  its  finely 
  divided  and  often  curly  leaves  for  use  especially  in 
  soups  and  salads  [syn:  {beaked  parsley},  {Anthriscus 
  cereifolium}] 
  2:  fresh  ferny  parsley-like  leaves  used  as  a  garnish  with 
  chicken  and  veal  and  omelets  and  green  salads  and  spinach 




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