Definition of Celeriac

1. Noun. Grown for its thickened edible aromatic root.




2. Noun. Thickened edible aromatic root of a variety of celery plant.

Definition of Celeriac

1. n. Turnip-rooted celery, a from of celery with a large globular root, which is used for food.

Definition of Celeriac

1. Noun. A form of celery, ''Apium graveolens'', having an aromatic taproot eaten as a vegetable. ¹

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Definition of Celeriac

1. a variety of celery [n -S]

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celenteron
celeriac (current term)
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Literary usage of Celeriac

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1. Putnam's Vegetable Book by Mae Savell Croy (1917)
"If the roots remain covered, celeriac may remain in the ground until it is ... celeriac seed should be sown in March in fairly rich soil and the soil kept ..."

2. The Principles of Vegetable-gardening by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1901)
"celeriac celeriac is a form of the celery species, in which the root is enlarged like a small tuber, and this tuber is the edible part. ..."

3. May Byron's Vegetable Book: Containing Over 750 Recipes for the Cooking and by May Clarissa Gillington Byron (1916)
"celeriac roots can be peeled, quartered, and blanched before boiling ; cooked and sliced in ... celeriac STEWED Prepare as above ; place in boiling stock, ..."

4. The Improved Housewife: Or Book of Receipts, with Engravings for Marketing by A. L. Webster (1855)
"celeriac. This, though an excellent vegetable, seems to be but little known. The stalks of it can hardly be distinguished from celery : it is much easier ..."

5. Kettner's Book of the Table: A Manual of Cookery, Practical, Theoretical by Eneas Sweetland Dallas (1877)
"... beetroot and celery or beetroot and celeriac. Even to green salads, as the cabbage lettuce, a slice or two is a welcome addition. ..."

6. The Family Kitchen Gardener: Containing Plain and Accurate Descriptions of by Robert Buist (1861)
"... celeriac, or Turnip-Rooted Celery, is occasionally cultivated for its seasoning qualities, and when well boiled is used attha table, Culture, ..."

7. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"celeriac, a sub-variety of the last, is used for most purposes like the common celery, but is much hardier, and differs from it in having ..."

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