Meadow parsnip
Parsnip Pars"nip (p[aum]rs"n[i^]p), n. [OE. parsnepe, from a French form, fr. L. pastinaca; cf. pastinare to dig up, pastinum a kind of dibble; cf. OF. pastenade, pastenaque.] (Bot.) The aromatic and edible spindle-shaped root of the cultivated form of the {Pastinaca sativa}, a biennial umbelliferous plant which is very poisonous in its wild state; also, the plant itself. [1913 Webster]

{Cow parsnip}. See {Cow parsnip}.

{Meadow parsnip}, the European cow parsnip.

{Poison parsnip}, the wild stock of the parsnip.

{Water parsnip}, any plant of the umbelliferous genus {Sium}, the species of which are poisonous. [1913 Webster]


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  • Meadow parsnip — Meadow Mead ow, a. Of or pertaining to a meadow; of the nature of a meadow; produced, growing, or living in, a meadow. Fat meadow ground. Milton. [1913 Webster] Note: For many names of plants compounded with meadow, see the particular word in the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • meadow-parsnip — lankinis barštis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Salierinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Heracleum sphondylium), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, pietų ir vidurio Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Heracleum sphondylium angl. cow parsnip;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • meadow parsnip — noun 1. : cow parsnip 2. : a plant of the genus Thaspium 3. : a golden alexander (Zizia aurea) * * * any North American plant belonging to the genus Thaspium, of the parsley family, having yellow or purple flowers. [1825 35, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • meadow parsnip — any North American plant belonging to the genus Thaspium, of the parsley family, having yellow or purple flowers. [1825 35, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • early meadow parsnip — noun or early parsnip : golden meadow parsnip …   Useful english dictionary

  • golden meadow parsnip — noun : an American herb (Zizia aurea) with serrate leaflets …   Useful english dictionary

  • purple meadow parsnip — noun : a perennial usually yellow flowered herb (Thaspium trifoliatum) of the eastern United States with ternately compound leaves …   Useful english dictionary

  • Meadow — Mead ow, a. Of or pertaining to a meadow; of the nature of a meadow; produced, growing, or living in, a meadow. Fat meadow ground. Milton. [1913 Webster] Note: For many names of plants compounded with meadow, see the particular word in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Meadow beauty — Meadow Mead ow, a. Of or pertaining to a meadow; of the nature of a meadow; produced, growing, or living in, a meadow. Fat meadow ground. Milton. [1913 Webster] Note: For many names of plants compounded with meadow, see the particular word in the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Meadow foxtail — Meadow Mead ow, a. Of or pertaining to a meadow; of the nature of a meadow; produced, growing, or living in, a meadow. Fat meadow ground. Milton. [1913 Webster] Note: For many names of plants compounded with meadow, see the particular word in the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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