Definition of Bath asparagus
1. Noun. Old World star of Bethlehem having edible young shoots.
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Literary usage of Bath asparagus
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1. Proceedings by Bristol Naturalists' Society (1876)
"They are to be had iu Bath Market and in the shops of the city under the names of "bath asparagus," " wild asparagus," or " wild grass. ..."
2. The Horticulturist; Or, An Attempt to Teach the Science and Practice of the by John Claudius Loudon, Loudon (Jane) (1849)
"... the bath asparagus, the flower-stems of which are brought to market at Bath, where the flowers are in a close head like an asparagus bud ..."
3. Lean's Collectanea by Vincent Stuckey Lean (1902)
"SE, rejoins the Exe below Dulverton. BATH. Bayn de Baa.—Douce MS. 98, 13th Cy. "The Bath Waters" have again (1884) come into high repute. bath asparagus ..."
4. In a Gloucestershire Garden by Henry Nicholson Ellacombe (1895)
"... far from houses, and where it seems most certainly wild, and it is almost the only plant that grows well there, except the bath asparagus, ..."