Definition of Celery

1. Noun. Widely cultivated herb with aromatic leaf stalks that are eaten raw or cooked.

Exact synonyms: Apium Graveolens Dulce, Cultivated Celery
Terms within: Celery Seed
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant

2. Noun. Stalks eaten raw or cooked or used as seasoning.
Generic synonyms: Veg, Vegetable, Veggie
Terms within: Celery Stick
Specialized synonyms: Pascal Celery, Paschal Celery
Group relationships: Apium Graveolens Dulce, Cultivated Celery

Definition of Celery

1. n. A plant of the Parsley family (Apium graveolens), of which the blanched leafstalks are used as a salad.

Definition of Celery

1. Noun. A European herb (''Apium graveolens'') of the carrot family. ¹

2. Noun. The stalks of this herb eaten as a vegetable. ¹

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Definition of Celery

1. a plant with edible stalks [n -ERIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Celery

celery (current term)
celery-topped pine
celery blight
celery cabbage
celery pine
celery root
celery salt
celery seed
celery seeds
celery stick
celery top pine

Literary usage of Celery

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"The demand for earlier celery increased after 18/o or 1880. The introduction of two new kinds of celery a few years later, namely the White Plume and the ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"As soon as the celery has reached the proper stage of growth, or the market has arrived at a condition in which it is thought wise to ship the celery, ..."

3. The Principles of Vegetable-gardening by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1901)
"celery Cool, very rich and very moist land, the best surface tillage and the most careful attention to all care of the plant, are requisites of good celery ..."

4. Transactions by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1902)
"I would not object to the awarding of prizes to large heads of celery, ... I have seen bunches of celery on exhibition which were from six to eight inches ..."

5. Report on the Injurious Insects and Other Animals Observed in the Midland by Walter Edward Collinge (1904)
"This destructive enemy of celery plants was recorded in numerous instances ... In most cases it was found on the celery plant, and not unfrequently where ..."

6. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture \ by Peter Henderson (1910)
"CEL aide of the celery, and pressing it tightly to It, so аз to give the louves un upward growth preparatory to blanching for use. ..."

7. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"The European names of celery areā€”Appio in Italian ; Sellerie in German ... In regard to Mr Cole's success in growing celery, it should be stated that the ..."

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