Definition of Cultivated parsnip
1. Noun. European biennial having a long fusiform root that has been made palatable through cultivation.
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Literary usage of Cultivated parsnip
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Natural History of Pliny by Pliny, John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley (1856)
"In. other respects the cultivated parsnip has similar properties; though the wild kind is more powerful in its operation, and that which grows in stony ..."
2. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture by Peter Henderson (1904)
"The leaves of the wild kind are hairy and dark «reen ; in the cultivated Parsnip, smooth, and of a light, yellowish green. The Parsnip has long been ..."
3. A History of the Vegetable Kingdom: Embracing the Physiology of Plants, with by William Rhind (1857)
"The leaves are broader and less divided than those of the carrot; in the wild kind they are hairy, and dark green; in the cultivated parsnip smooth, ..."
4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1858)
"... inasmuch as some people complain of the want of flavour in the ordinary cultivated parsnip, time may tone down my specimens to the requisite degree. ..."
5. Therapeutic Gazette (1886)
"It appears to be a popular belief in some parts of the United States that if the edible roots of the cultivated parsnip remain three years in the ground ..."