Definition of Parsnip. Meaning of Parsnip. Synonyms of Parsnip

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Definition of Parsnip

Parsnip
Parsnip Pars"nip, n. [OE. parsnepe, from a French form, fr. L. pastinaca; cf. pastinare to dig up, pastinum a kind of dibble; cf. OF. pastenade, pastenaque.] (Bot.) The aromatic and edible spindle-shaped root of the cultivated form of the Pastinaca sativa, a biennial umbelliferous plant which is very poisonous in its wild state; also, the plant itself. Cow parsnip. See Cow parsnip. Meadow parsnip, the European cow parsnip. Poison parsnip, the wild stock of the parsnip. Water parsnip, any plant of the umbelliferous genus Sium, the species of which are poisonous.

Meaning of Parsnip from wikipedia

- The parsnip (Pastinaca sativa) is a root vegetable closely related to carrot and parsley, all belonging to the flowering plant family Apiaceae. It is...
- Wild parsnip is a common name for several plants and may refer to: Wild parsnip (Pastinaca sativa), is a Eurasian weed with edible root but toxic sap in...
- Parsnip Swamp is a swamp in the U.S. state of Washington. Parsnip Swamp was so named on account of parsnip-like plants growing in it. U.S. Geological Survey...
- The Parsnip River is a 240-kilometre (150 mi) long river in central British Columbia, Canada. It flows generally north-westward from the Parsnip Glacier...
- erecta, cutleaf water parsnip or water parsnip Sium Sium latifolium, greater water parsnip, or water parsnip Sium suave, or water parsnip This page is an index...
- commonly known as cow parsnip, is the only member of the genus Heracleum native to North America. It is also known as American cow-parsnip, Indian celery, Indian...
- (umbel). Plants in this genus may also be referred to as cowbane or poison parsnip. Cicuta is native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere, mainly...
- chervil, coriander, ****in, dill, fennel, lovage, cow parsley, parsley, parsnip and sea holly, as well as silphium, a plant whose identity is unclear and...
- Papilio polyxenes, the (eastern) black swallowtail, American swallowtail or parsnip swallowtail, is a butterfly found throughout much of North America. It...
- Cow parsnip is the common name for Heracleum maximum, a flowering plant native to North America. Cow parsnip or cowparsnip may also refer to: Heracleum...