stone parsley

noun
1. any plant of the genus Seseli having dense umbels of small white or pink flowers and finely divided foliage
Syn: ↑moon carrot
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Seseli, ↑genus Seseli
2. a slender roadside herb of western Europe and Mediterranean areas that has foliage resembling parsley and has white flowers with aromatic seeds
Syn: ↑Sison amomum
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Sison, ↑genus Sison

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noun
1. : a slender herb (Sison amomum) of the family Umbelliferae that is native to Europe and Asia Minor and has aromatic seeds which are used as a condiment
2. : any plant of the genus Seseli

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a parsley, Sison amomum, of Eurasia, bearing aromatic seeds that are used as a condiment.
[1540-50]

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stone parsley noun
An umbelliferous plant (Sison amomum) similar to parsley, with aromatic seeds
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Main Entry:stone

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stone parsley,
an Old World herb of the parsley family, with aromatic seeds which are used as a seasoning; honewort.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Stone parsley — Parsley Pars ley (p[aum]rs l[y^]), n. [OE. persely, persil, F. persil, L. petroselinum rock parsley, Gr. petrose linon; pe tros stone + se linon parsley. Cf. {Celery}.] (Bot.) An aromatic umbelliferous herb ({Carum Petroselinum}), having finely… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stone parsley — Stone Stone, n. [OE. ston, stan, AS. st[=a]n; akin to OS. & OFries. st[=e]n, D. steen, G. stein, Icel. steinn, Sw. sten, Dan. steen, Goth. stains, Russ. stiena a wall, Gr. ?, ?, a pebble. [root]167. Cf. {Steen}.] 1. Concreted earthy or mineral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stone-parsley — kvapusis garšvenis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Salierinių šeimos prieskoninis augalas (Sison amomum), paplitęs Kaukaze, pietų Europoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Sison amomum angl. stone parsley… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • stone parsley — stone′ pars ley n. pln a parsley, Sison amomum, of Eurasia, bearing aromatic seeds that are used as a condiment • Etymology: 1540–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • stone parsley — a parsley, Sison amomum, of Eurasia, bearing aromatic seeds that are used as a condiment. [1540 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • stone-parsley — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Parsley — Pars ley (p[aum]rs l[y^]), n. [OE. persely, persil, F. persil, L. petroselinum rock parsley, Gr. petrose linon; pe tros stone + se linon parsley. Cf. {Celery}.] (Bot.) An aromatic umbelliferous herb ({Carum Petroselinum}), having finely divided… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parsley fern — Parsley Pars ley (p[aum]rs l[y^]), n. [OE. persely, persil, F. persil, L. petroselinum rock parsley, Gr. petrose linon; pe tros stone + se linon parsley. Cf. {Celery}.] (Bot.) An aromatic umbelliferous herb ({Carum Petroselinum}), having finely… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parsley piert — Parsley Pars ley (p[aum]rs l[y^]), n. [OE. persely, persil, F. persil, L. petroselinum rock parsley, Gr. petrose linon; pe tros stone + se linon parsley. Cf. {Celery}.] (Bot.) An aromatic umbelliferous herb ({Carum Petroselinum}), having finely… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stone — Stone, n. [OE. ston, stan, AS. st[=a]n; akin to OS. & OFries. st[=e]n, D. steen, G. stein, Icel. steinn, Sw. sten, Dan. steen, Goth. stains, Russ. stiena a wall, Gr. ?, ?, a pebble. [root]167. Cf. {Steen}.] 1. Concreted earthy or mineral matter;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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