cultivated celery

widely cultivated herb with aromatic leaf stalks that are eaten raw or cooked
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Part Meronyms: ↑celery, ↑celery seed

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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