Definition of Sium sisarum

1. Noun. An Asiatic herb cultivated in Europe for its sweet edible tuberous root.

Exact synonyms: Skirret
Group relationships: Genus Sium, Sium
Generic synonyms: Bog Plant, Marsh Plant, Swamp Plant



Lexicographical Neighbors of Sium Sisarum

Sitophylus oryzae
Sitotroga
Sitotroga cerealella
Sitsang
Sitta
Sitta canadensis
Sitta carolinensis
Sitta europaea
Sittidae
Sitting Bull
Sitwell
Sitwellian
Sitzfleisch
Sium
Sium latifolium
Sium sisarum
Sium suave
Siva
Sivaism
Sivaist
Sivaists
Sivaite
Sivaites
Sivan
Sivapithecus
Siwan
Six-Day War
Six Counties
Six Day War
Six Nations

Literary usage of Sium sisarum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Botanical Materia Medica: Consisting of the Generic and Specific by Jonathan Stokes (1812)
"Obs. 4658. 5193. 6579. L. Very nearly allied to Pimpinella. 1- SIUM Sisarum. Leaves pinnate; floral leaves ter- nate. L. sp. 361. Hort. kew. i. 350. ..."

2. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1884)
"(sium sisarum., Limu':.) East Asia. A perennial herb. The bunches of small tubers afford an excellent culinary vegetable. The taste is sweet and somewhat ..."

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