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Definition of Asparagus
AsparagusAsparagus As*par"a*gus, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, ?; cf. ? to swell
with sap or juice, and Zend ?paregha prong, sprout, Pers.
asparag, Lith. spurgas sprout, Skr. sphurj to swell. Perh.
the Greek borrowed from the Persian. Cf. Sparrowgrass.]
1. (Bot.) A genus of perennial plants belonging to the
natural order Liliace[ae], and having erect much
branched stems, and very slender branchlets which are
sometimes mistaken for leaves. Asparagus racemosus is a
shrubby climbing plant with fragrant flowers.
Specifically: The Asparagus officinalis, a species
cultivated in gardens.
2. The young and tender shoots of A. officinalis, which
form a valuable and well-known article of food.
Note: This word was formerly pronounced sparrowgrass; but
this pronunciation is now confined exclusively to
Asparagus beetle (Zo["o]l.), a small beetle (Crioceris
asparagi) injurious to asparagus.
Meaning of Asparagus from wikipedia
, or garden asparagus
, folk name sparrow
officinalis, is a perennial flowering plant species
in the genus
- that resembles
the plant asparagus
List of Asparagus species
with titles containing asparagus Asparagus beetle Asparagus
Island, Cornwall, England...
fern is a common
to several plants
in the genus Asparagus
. It may refer
to: Asparagus aethiopicus Asparagus densiflorus
setaceus, commonly known
as common asparagus
gr****, lace fern, climbing asparagus
, or ferny asparagus
, is a climbing plant
- as Asparagus
setaceus, and Asparagus virgatus
are finely branched
and are misleadingly known
- Asparagus racemosus
(satavar, shatavari, or shatamull, shatawari) is a species
of asparagus common throughout India
and the Himalayas. It grows
aethiopicus, Sprenger's asparagus
, is a plant native
to the Cape Provinces
and the Northern Provinces
used as an ornamental...
densiflorus, the asparagus
fern, plume asparagus
fern, is a variable evergreen perennial
plant, closely related
to the vegetable
- of asparagus
soup is a soup prepared
and milk or cream
ingredients. Ingredient variations
- segments titled
"Tales from the Crisper", comforting
a frightened Junior Asparagus
with the cheerful
song, "God is Bigger." The end of this episode
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