Definition of Cultivated celery
1. Noun. Widely cultivated herb with aromatic leaf stalks that are eaten raw or cooked.
Terms within: Celery, Celery Seed
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
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Literary usage of Cultivated celery
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1. Incidents of My Life: Professional--literary--social, with Services in the by Thomas Addis Emmet (1911)
"... physical development of the young women of that generation and to the present time—I compared their condition to that of a well-cultivated celery stalk, ..."
2. A History of the Vegetable Kingdom: Embracing the Physiology of Plants, with by William Rhind (1857)
"There are several varieties of the cultivated celery, such as the early, red, and white solid, North's upright, the turnip-rooted, or celeriac. ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americanaedited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1903)
"cultivated celery does not differ in general characteristics from the wild plant, but by cultivation its leaf stalks (the part desired for the table) have ..."
4. Cultivated Plants: Their Propagation and Improvement by Frederick William Thomas Burbridge (1877)
"The cultivated Celery of our gardens is very variable, numerous red and white stalked forms being known. A. (Petroselinum) sativum is the Common Parsley, ..."
5. Origin of Cultivated Plants by Alphonse de Candolle (1885)
"... cultivated celery. In the latter the leaves are blanched, which greatly diminishes their bitterness. The long course of cultivation explains the ..."
6. Histology of Medicinal Plants by William Mansfield (1916)
"... variable in number —cultivated celery seed has six, wild celery seed up to twelve, and anise up to twenty. The vascular bundles may be large or small. ..."