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cel·er·y

 (sĕl′ə-rē)
n. pl. cel·er·ies
1. A biennial European plant (Apium graveolens var. dulce) in the parsley family, having edible roots, leafstalks, leaves, and fruits.
2. The crisp thick leafstalks of this plant.
3. The seedlike fruits of this plant used as a flavoring.

[French céleri, from Italian dialectal seleri, pl. of selero, alteration of Late Latin selīnon, parsley, from Greek.]
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celery

(ˈsɛlərɪ)
n
1. (Plants) an umbelliferous Eurasian plant, Apium graveolens dulce, whose blanched leafstalks are used in salads or cooked as a vegetable. See also celeriac
2. (Plants) wild celery a related and similar plant, Apium graveolens
[C17: from French céleri, from Italian (Lombardy) dialect selleri (plural), from Greek selinon parsley]
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cel•er•y

(ˈsɛl ə ri, ˈsɛl ri)

n.
a plant, Apium graveolens, of the parsley family, with stiff clustered leafstalks eaten raw or cooked.
[1655–65; < French céleri < Italian seleri, pl. of selero « Greek sélinon parsley]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.celery - widely cultivated herb with aromatic leaf stalks that are eaten raw or cookedcelery - widely cultivated herb with aromatic leaf stalks that are eaten raw or cooked
celery - stalks eaten raw or cooked or used as seasoning
celery seed - seed of the celery plant used as seasoning
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
2.celery - stalks eaten raw or cooked or used as seasoning
veg, vegetable, veggie - edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
celery stick - celery stalks cut into small sticks
pascal celery, Paschal celery - any of several types of commercially grown celery having green stalks
Apium graveolens dulce, celery, cultivated celery - widely cultivated herb with aromatic leaf stalks that are eaten raw or cooked
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Translations
: سيلري: نبات الكرفسكَرْفَس
celer
selleri
seller
selleri
célericèleri
celer
zeller
sellerí
セロリ
셀러리
apium
salieras
selerija
zeler
zelena
selleri
ผักคึ่นช่าย
cần tây

celery

[ˈselərɪ] Napio m
head/stick of celerycabeza f/tallo m de apio
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

celery

[ˈsɛləri] ncéleri m (en branche)
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celery

nStangensellerie m or f; three stalks of celerydrei Stangen Sellerie; celery heartsSellerieherzen pl
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celery

[ˈsɛlərɪ] nsedano
head/stick of celery → testa/gambo di sedano
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

celery

(ˈseləri) noun
the long juicy edible stalks of a type of vegetable, used in salads etc.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

celery

كَرْفَس celer selleri Sellerie σέλινο apio selleri céleri celer sedano セロリ 셀러리 selderie selleri seler aipo, salsão сельдерей selleri ผักคึ่นช่าย kereviz sapı cần tây 芹菜
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celery

n apio
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References in classic literature ?
Gunston, about that fan tan sucker that made nineteen thousan' last year in celery an' asparagus."
It was a Chinese company, down on Middle River, that farmed celery and asparagus.
Last year he had four thousand acres in potatoes, a thousand in asparagus, five hundred in celery and five hundred in beans.
After a velvety oyster soup came shad and cucumbers, then a young broiled turkey with corn fritters, followed by a canvas-back with currant jelly and a celery mayonnaise.
Crupp said, would leave her at full liberty to concentrate her mind on the potatoes, and to serve up the cheese and celery as she could wish to see it done.
Among these may be enumerated the wild celery and scurvy grass, two very serviceable plants, the use of which has not been discovered by the natives.
The site of my garden was occupied by a rockery, and the orchard grass with all its treasures had been dug up, and the spaces between the trees planted with currant bushes and celery in admirable rows; so that no future little cousins will be able to dream of celestial hosts coming towards them across the fields of daffodils, and will perhaps be the better for being free from visions of the kind, for as I grew older, uncomfortable doubts laid hold of my heart with cold fingers, dim uncertainties as to the exact ultimate position of the gardener and the governess, anxious questionings as to how it would be if it were they who turned out after all to be sheep, and I who--?
'As a particularly Angular man, I do not fit smoothly into the social circle, and consequently I have no other engagement at Christmas-time than to partake, on the twenty-fifth, of a boiled turkey and celery sauce with a--with a particularly Angular clerk I have the good fortune to possess, whose father, being a Norfolk farmer, sends him up (the turkey up), as a present to me, from the neighbourhood of Norwich.
Their horses stood each by his own chariot, champing lotus and wild celery. The chariots were housed under cover, but their owners, for lack of leadership, wandered hither and thither about the host and went not forth to fight.
'celery punctooal,' as old Deacon Morse used to say."
Kin to parsley, carrots, dill, and cilantro, the type of celery (Apium graveolens var.
Spring onion and celery loaded potato skins INGREDIENTS SERVES 4 AS A STARTER OR 2 AS A MAIN COURSE 2 large baking potatoes 2tsp olive oil plus extra for dressing the leaves Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2tbsp sour cream ptip To 25g cheddar cheese (we used Godminster) 4 spring onions, finely chopped skinsare AUSfavourite,potato full of spring 2 sticks of celery, finely chopped celery, sour cheese andbaked Pinch of smoked paprika (optional) )untilcrisp golden Bag of mixed leaves DIRECTIONS Heat the oven to 200C/180C Fan.