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Related to Asparagus officinales: Asparagus racemosus
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|Noun||1.||Asparagus officinales - plant whose succulent young shoots are cooked and eaten as a vegetable|
asparagus - edible young shoots of the asparagus plant
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Asparagus - large genus of Old World perennial herbs with erect or spreading or climbing stems and small scalelike leaves and inconspicuous flowers; sometimes placed in family Asparagaceae