Definition of Asparagus officinales
1. Noun. Plant whose succulent young shoots are cooked and eaten as a vegetable.
Terms within: Asparagus
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Asparagus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Asparagus Officinales
Literary usage of Asparagus officinales
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1. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"The shoots of this plant (Asparagus officinales) are used as a table vegetable. Carbo- Water Protein Fat hydrate» Anh Average composition 94-0 1-8 0-2 3-3 ..."
2. The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1824)
"In the hedges, and under the bushes, grew plentifully Asparagus officinales and Tamus communia. This last was not in flower. We soon reached the road that ..."
3. Annales de chimie et de physique by Joseph-Louis Gay-Lussac (1886)
"Asparagus officinales : Asperge (Lil.). Tiges. Scilla nutans : Jacinthe des bois (Lil.). Bulbes. ..."