Celeriac Ce*le"ri*ac, n. (Bot.) Turnip-rooted celery, a from of celery with a large globular root, which is used for food. [1913 Webster]

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  • celeriac — ► NOUN ▪ a variety of celery which forms a large swollen edible root. ORIGIN from CELERY(Cf. ↑celery) …   English terms dictionary

  • celeriac — [sə ler′ē ak΄] n. [altered < CELERY + ? obs. ache, an umbelliferous plant, wild celery, parsley < ME < OFr < L apium; prob. < apis, bee] a variety of celery (Apium graveolens var. rapaceum) grown for its edible, fleshy, white root …   English World dictionary

  • Celeriac — Taxobox name = Celeriac regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Apiales familia = Apiaceae genus = Apium species = A. graveolens subdivision ranks = Cultivar Group subdivision = Apium graveolens Rapaceum… …   Wikipedia

  • celeriac — valgomojo saliero gumbinis varietetas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Salierinių šeimos daržovinis, vaistinis kultūrinis augalas (Apium graveolens var. rapaceum). atitikmenys: lot. Apium graveolens var. rapaceum angl. celeriac; celery root; …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • celeriac — noun Etymology: irregular from celery Date: 1743 a celery (Apium graveolens rapaceum) grown for its knobby edible root …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • celeriac — /seuh ler ee ak , lear /, n. a variety of celery, Apium graveolens rapaceum, of the parsley family, having a large, edible, turniplike root. Also called knob celery, turnip rooted celery. [1735 45; CELERY + AC] * * * or celery root Type of celery …   Universalium

  • celeriac — noun A form of celery, Apium graveolens, having an aromatic taproot eaten as a vegetable …   Wiktionary

  • celeriac — ce|ler|i|ac [səˈleriæk] n [U] a large white root vegetable which is a type of ↑celery …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • celeriac — ce·ler·i·ac || sɪ lerɪæk n. celery root, type of celery having an edible root that looks like an asymmetrically shaped turnip …   English contemporary dictionary

  • celeriac — [sɪ lɛrɪak] noun celery of a variety which forms a large swollen turnip like root. Origin C18: from celery + an arbitrary use of ac …   English new terms dictionary

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