Definition of Stone parsley

1. Noun. A slender roadside herb of western Europe and Mediterranean areas that has foliage resembling parsley and has white flowers with aromatic seeds.

Exact synonyms: Sison Amomum
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Sison, Sison

2. Noun. Any plant of the genus Seseli having dense umbels of small white or pink flowers and finely divided foliage.
Exact synonyms: Moon Carrot
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Seseli, Seseli

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stone Parsley

stone deaf
stone drill
stone facing
stone fly
stone fox
stone frigate
stone fruit
stone fruits
stone life face
stone loach
stone marten
stone martens
stone me
stone mimicry plant
stone mulching
stone parsley (current term)
stone pine
stone pines
stone pit
stone plant
stone root
stone soup
stone the crows
stone wall

Literary usage of Stone parsley

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1. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants by William Withering, William Macgillivray (1837)
"STONE-PARSLEY. Flowers all uniform, perfect and regular. Calyx obsolete or bluntly toothed. Petals five, equal, elliptical or inversely heart- shaped, ..."

2. Tracts on homoeopathy by William Sharp (1853)
"... Lesser cardamoms, Fennel-seeds, Gentian, Seeds of the stone-parsley, Opium, Flowers of the red rose, Dittany of Crete aa 3 vi Seeds of anise, Asarum, ..."

3. British Phaenogamous Botany, Or, Figures and Descriptions of the Genera of W. (William) Baxter by W. (William) Baxter (1843)
"... will distinguish this from other genera in the same class and order. One species British. SI'SON AMO'MUM. Ginger-seeded Stone-parsley. ..."

4. A Flora of Shropshire by William Allport Leighton (1841)
"Bastard Stone-Parsley. 1. S. Amomum, Linn. Hedge Bastard Stone-Parsley. Stem panicled, very much branched ; leaves pinnate, leaflets of the lower ones ovate ..."

5. The flora of Harrow by James Cosmo Melvill (1876)
"L. (Hedge stone parsley.) Banks .and moist ground. 8, 9. Very frequent by the road side. The whole plant has a disagreeable odour. ..."

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