n. an umbelliferous plant, Smyrnium olusatrum, formerly used in salads but superseded by celery.
Etymology: OE f. med.L alexandrum

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  • Alexanders — n. 1. same as {Alexander[wn1]}; {Smyrnium olusatrum}. Syn: Alexander, black lovage, horse parsley, {Smyrnium olusatrum} [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alexanders — Al ex*an ders, Alisanders Al i*san ders, n. [OE. alisaundre, OF. alissandere, fr. Alexander or Alexandria.] (Bot) A name given to two species of the genus {Smyrnium}, formerly cultivated and used as celery now is; called also {horse parsely}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alexanders — Taxobox name = Alexanders regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Apiales familia = Apiaceae genus = Smyrnium species = S. olusatrum binomial = Smyrnium olusatrum binomial authority = L.Alexanders is a commonly… …   Wikipedia

  • alexanders — /al ig zan deuhrz, zahn /, n., pl. alexanders. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) 1. a tall plant, Angelica atropurpurea, of the parsley family, having broad clusters of small white flowers. 2. a related plant, Smyrnium olusatrum, having yellowish… …   Universalium

  • alexanders — /æləgˈzændəz/ (say aluhg zanduhz), / ˈzandəz/ (say zahnduhz) noun (plural alexanders) a biennial umbelliferous plant of southern Europe, Smyrnium olusatrum, with dense umbels of yellowish flowers and black fruits …   Australian English dictionary

  • alexanders — raudonasis skudutis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Salierinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Angelica atropurpurea), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Angelica atropurpurea angl. alexanders; American angelica; great angelica;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • alexanders — juosvasis gaivulis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Salierinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Smyrnium olusatrum), paplitęs Viduržemio jūros srityje. atitikmenys: lot. Smyrnium olusatrum angl. alexanders; black lovage; horse parsley pranc.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • alexanders — noun Any of various umbellifers, often specifically Smyrnium olusatrum or Heracleum maximum, the cow parsnip …   Wiktionary

  • alexanders — plural noun [treated as sing.] a plant of the parsley family with yellowish flowers, formerly used in salads. [Smyrnium olusatrum.] Origin OE alexandre, from med. L. alexandrum …   English new terms dictionary

  • Alexanders des Großen Krieg gegen Persien u. Indien — Alexanders des Großen Krieg gegen Persien u. Indien. Die erste Veranlassung zu diesem Kriege, zu welchem sich schon Alexanders Vater, Philippos, rüstete, war dessen Wunsch, Besitzungen an den Küsten des Hellespont zu haben, u. in Griechenland,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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