Definition of Petroselinum
1. Noun. Parsley.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Apiaceae, Carrot Family, Family Apiaceae, Family Umbelliferae, Umbelliferae
Member holonyms: Parsley, Petroselinum Crispum
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Petroselinum
Literary usage of Petroselinum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Practical Treatise on Materia Medica and Therapeutics by Roberts Bartholow (1903)
"petroselinum has a hot, pungent taste, with an after acrid sensation. ... petroselinum is rarely employed for its diuretic effects. ..."
2. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"To this tribe belong the most important genera of Umbelliferous plants, as Cicuta, Celery (Apium), Parsley (petroselinum), ..."
3. A Text-book of Materia Medica and Therapeutics, Characteristic, Analytical by Allen Corson Cowperthwaite (1909)
"In childbed the patient imagined that there were two sick babies in bed with her, and that she could not take care of both. petroselinum. Synonym. ..."
4. Materia Medica: For the Use of Students by John Barclay Biddle (1874)
"The ROOT of petroselinum SATIVUM, or PARSLEY (Nat. Ord. Apiaceae), a European plant, cultivated in our vegetable gardens for its leaves. ..."