Percely
Percely Perce"ly, n. Parsley. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • parsley — [14] The ultimate source of parsley is Greek petrōselínon, a compound formed from pétrā ‘rock’ (source of English petrify, petrol, etc) and sélīnon ‘parsley’ (source of English celery). From it was descended Latin petroselīnum, which in post… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • parsley — [14] The ultimate source of parsley is Greek petrōselínon, a compound formed from pétrā ‘rock’ (source of English petrify, petrol, etc) and sélīnon ‘parsley’ (source of English celery). From it was descended Latin petroselīnum, which in post… …   Word origins

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