wild carrot

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wild carrot

wild carrot

n
(Plants) an umbelliferous plant, Daucus carota, of temperate regions, having clusters of white flowers and hooked fruits

Queen′ Anne's′ lace′


n.
a plant, Daucus carota, the wild form of the carrot, having broad umbels of white flowers. Also called wild carrot.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.wild carrot - a widely naturalized Eurasian herb with finely cut foliage and white compound umbels of small white or yellowish flowers and thin yellowish rootswild carrot - a widely naturalized Eurasian herb with finely cut foliage and white compound umbels of small white or yellowish flowers and thin yellowish roots
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
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