Skirret
Skirret Skir"ret, n. [A corrupted form equivalent to sugarwort.] (Bot.) An umbelliferous plant ({Sium Sisarum} syn. {Pimpinella Sisarum}). It is a native of Asia, but has been long cultivated in Europe for its edible clustered tuberous roots, which are very sweet. [1913 Webster]

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  • skirret — saldžioji drėgmenė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Salierinių šeimos daržovinis, maistinis, vaistinis augalas (Sium sisarum), paplitęs pietų Europoje, pietvakarių Azijoje. Žolė naudojama arbatai gaminti. atitikmenys: lot. Sium sisarum angl …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • skirret — /skir it/, n. a plant, Sium sisarum, of the parsley family, cultivated in Europe for its edible tuberous root. [1300 50; ME skirwhite lit., pure white (skir < ON skirr clear, pure; c. OE scir); alter., by folk etym., of MF scherwitz, unexplained… …   Universalium

  • skirret — [ skɪrɪt] noun a plant of the parsley family with an edible carrot like root. [Sium sisarum.] Origin ME skirwhit(e), perh. from Scots skire bright, clear + white …   English new terms dictionary

  • skirret — skir·ret …   English syllables

  • skirret — /ˈskɪrət/ (say skiruht) noun an umbelliferous plant, Sium sisarum, cultivated in Europe for its edible tuberous root. {Middle English skirwhit(e), from skire pure (from Scandinavian; compare Icelandic skīrr) + white} …   Australian English dictionary

  • skirret — n. a perennial umbelliferous plant, Sium sisarum, formerly cultivated in Europe for its edible root. Etymology: ME skirwhit(e), perh. formed as SHEER(1), WHITE …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pimpinella Sisarum — Skirret Skir ret, n. [A corrupted form equivalent to sugarwort.] (Bot.) An umbelliferous plant ({Sium Sisarum} syn. {Pimpinella Sisarum}). It is a native of Asia, but has been long cultivated in Europe for its edible clustered tuberous roots,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sium Sisarum — Skirret Skir ret, n. [A corrupted form equivalent to sugarwort.] (Bot.) An umbelliferous plant ({Sium Sisarum} syn. {Pimpinella Sisarum}). It is a native of Asia, but has been long cultivated in Europe for its edible clustered tuberous roots,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zuckerwurzel — (Sium sisarum) Systematik Euasteriden II Ordnung: Doldenblütlerartige (Apiales) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sium sisarum — Taxobox name = Sium sisarum image caption = regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Apiales familia = Apiaceae genus = Sium species = S. sisarum binomial = Sium sisarum binomial authority = L. Sium sisarum or… …   Wikipedia

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