Water 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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Water parsnip — is a common name given to a number of flowering plants in the Apiaceae family, including those from the Berula and Sium genera.*Berula:* Berula erecta , also known by the common name cutleaf water parsnip or water parsnip *Sium:* Sium latifolium …   Wikipedia

  • Water Parsnip — is a common name given to a number of flowering plants in the Apiaceae family, and may refer to:In the Berula genus: * Berula erecta , also known by the common name cutleaf water parsnip or water parsnipIn the Sium genus: * Sium latifolium ,… …   Wikipedia

  • Water parsnip — Wa ter pars nip (Bot.) Any plant of the aquatic umbelliferous genus {Sium}, poisonous herbs with pinnate or dissected leaves and small white flowers. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • water-parsnip — nuokaninė drėgmenė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Salierinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Sium suave), paplitęs rytų Azijoje ir Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Sium suave angl. hemlock water parsnip; water parsley; water… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • water parsnip — noun stout white flowered perennial found wild in shallow fresh water; northern United States and Asia • Syn: ↑Sium suave • Hypernyms: ↑marsh plant, ↑bog plant, ↑swamp plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Sium, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • water parsnip — ▪ plant       any of several aromatic herbs of the genus Sium, especially S. latifolium, belonging to the parsley family (Apiaceae), distributed throughout the Northern Hemisphere and Africa. They grow in moist areas, and some species are even… …   Universalium

  • water parsnip — /wɔtə ˈpasnɪp/ (say wawtuh pahsnip) noun a large, perennial, umbelliferous herb, Sium latifolium, occurring in wet places …   Australian English dictionary

  • water-parsnip — …   Useful english dictionary

  • hemlock water-parsnip — nuokaninė drėgmenė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Salierinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Sium suave), paplitęs rytų Azijoje ir Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Sium suave angl. hemlock water parsnip; water parsley; water… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • great water-parsnip — plačialapė drėgmenė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Salierinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Sium latifolium), paplitęs Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Sium latifolium angl. great water parsnip šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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