fool's parsley
noun Date: 1755 a poisonous European weed (Aethusa cynapium) of the carrot family that resembles parsley and is naturalized in the northern United States and southern Canada

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  • Fool's parsley — Fool Fool, n. [OE. fol, n. & adj., F. fol, fou, foolish, mad; a fool, prob. fr. L. follis a bellows, wind bag, an inflated ball; perh. akin to E. bellows. Cf. {Folly}, {Follicle}.] 1. One destitute of reason, or of the common powers of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fool's parsley — Parsley Pars ley (p[aum]rs l[y^]), n. [OE. persely, persil, F. persil, L. petroselinum rock parsley, Gr. petrose linon; pe tros stone + se linon parsley. Cf. {Celery}.] (Bot.) An aromatic umbelliferous herb ({Carum Petroselinum}), having finely… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fool's-parsley — [fo͞olzpärs′lē] n. a poisonous, foul smelling European weed (Aethusa cynapium) of the umbel family: also fool s parsley …   English World dictionary

  • Fool's Parsley — Taxobox name = Fool s Parsley image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Apiales familia = Apiaceae genus = Aethusa genus authority = L. species = A. cynapium binomial = Aethusa cynapium binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • fool's-parsley — dėmėtoji mauda statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Salierinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Conium maculatum), paplitęs Europoje, šiaurės Afrikoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Conium maculatum angl. carrot fern; fool s parsley; hemlock;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • fool's-parsley — nuodingoji šunpetrė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Salierinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Aethusa cynapium), paplitęs Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Aethusa cynapium angl. fool s parsley šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • fool's-parsley — fool s′ pars ley n. pln an Old World fetid, poisonous weed, Aethusa cynapium, of the parsley family • Etymology: 1745–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • fool's-parsley — /foohlz pahrs lee/, n. an Old World fetid, poisonous plant, Aethusa cynapium, resembling parsley. [1745 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • fool's parsley — noun a poisonous white flowered plant of the parsley family, with fern like leaves and an unpleasant smell. [Aethusa cynapium.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • fool's parsley — /fulz ˈpasli/ (say foohlz pahslee) noun a fetid, poisonous umbelliferous herb, Aethusa cynapium, resembling parsley …   Australian English dictionary

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