salsify

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EtymologyEdit

French salsifis.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

salsify (usually uncountable, plural salsifies)

  1. (countable, uncountable) Any of several flowering plants, of the genus Tragopogon, most of which have purple flowers.
  2. (uncountable) The edible root of these plants.

Derived termsEdit

  • black salsify
  • common salsify
  • meadow salsify
  • purple salsify
  • Spanish salsify
  • western salsify
  • yellow salsify

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 19 August 2013, at 14:03