Smallage
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}. [1913 Webster]

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  • smallage — /smaw lij/, n. the celery, Apium graveolens, esp. in its wild state. [1250 1300; ME smalege, smalache, equiv. to smale SMALL + ache parsley < OF < L apium celery, parsley] * * * ▪ plant       (Apium graveolens), wild celery; strongly scented,… …   Universalium

  • smallage — noun Celery in its wild (uncultivated) form …   Wiktionary

  • smallage — small·age …   English syllables

  • smallage — /ˈsmɔlɪdʒ/ (say smawlij) noun Obsolete celery, Apium graveolens, especially in its wild state. {Middle English smalege, smalache, from smal small + ache parsley (from Old French, from Latin apium)} …   Australian English dictionary

  • smallage — lij noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English smalege, alteration of smalache, from smal small + ache wild celery, parsley more at ache : a strongly scented erect biennial herb (Apium graveolens) that is the wild form of the culinary celery and is… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apium graveolens — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • celery — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Celery — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Marchwood — This article is about the village in the UK. For the CDP in the USA, see Lionville Marchwood, Pennsylvania. Coordinates: 50°53′24″N 1°27′14″W / 50.890°N 1.454°W …   Wikipedia

  • Marcham — This interesting surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a locational name from Marcham, a parish and village, near Abington, in Berkshire, which was recorded as Mercham in 835 and as Merceham in the Domesday Book of 1086. Marcham Park is a seat …   Surnames reference

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