wild parsnip
Madnep Mad"nep, n. 1. (Bot.) The masterwort ({Peucedanum Ostruthium}), a tall and coarse European umbelliferous plant. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) A biennial weed in Europe and America having large pinnate leaves and yellow flowers and a bitter and somewhat poisonous root; the ancestor of cultivated parsnip; called also {wild parsnip}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • wild parsnip — n. a tall, stout, biennial weed (Pastinaca sativa) of the umbel family, with pinnately compound leaves: regarded as the ancestor of the cultivated parsnip * * * …   Universalium

  • wild parsnip — n. a tall, stout, biennial weed (Pastinaca sativa) of the umbel family, with pinnately compound leaves: regarded as the ancestor of the cultivated parsnip …   English World dictionary

  • wild parsnip — noun biennial weed in Europe and America having large pinnate leaves and yellow flowers and a bitter and somewhat poisonous root; the ancestor of cultivated parsnip • Syn: ↑madnep • Hypernyms: ↑parsnip, ↑Pastinaca sativa, ↑weed * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

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  • wild parsnip — /waɪld ˈpasnɪp/ (say wuyld pahsnip) noun 1. an umbelliferous weed, Pastinaca sativa, having an inedible acrid root, common in fields and waste places, and regarded as the original of the cultivated parsnip. 2. any of several Australian species of …   Australian English dictionary

  • Wild — Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Wild balsam apple — Wild Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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