Sparagus
Sparage Spar"age (?; 48), Sparagus Spar"a*gus, Sparagrass Spar"a*grass`, n. Obs. or corrupt forms of {Asparagus}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Spargel — Spar|gel [ ʃpargl̩], der; s, : a) weißlich gelber oder grüner, stangenförmiger Spross der Spargelpflanze, der als Gemüse gegessen wird: Spargel stechen (mithilfe eines Messers ernten). b) <ohne Plural> als Gemüse verwendete Spargel (a): ein …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Sparage — Spar age (?; 48), Sparagus Spar a*gus, Sparagrass Spar a*grass , n. Obs. or corrupt forms of {Asparagus}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sparagrass — Sparage Spar age (?; 48), Sparagus Spar a*gus, Sparagrass Spar a*grass , n. Obs. or corrupt forms of {Asparagus}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Asparagus — Taxobox name = Asparagus officinalis image width = 240px image caption = Wild Asparagus in Austria regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Asparagales familia = Asparagaceae genus = Asparagus species = A. officinalis… …   Wikipedia

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