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a stalk of celery

EtymologyEdit

From French céleri, from Lombard sèller, from Latin selīnum, from Ancient Greek σέλῑνον (sélīnon). Displaced English march (celery, smallage) and smallage (wild celery).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛl.ə.ɹi/
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  • Homophone: salary (in some accents)

NounEdit

celery (usually uncountable, plural celeries)

  1. A European herb (Apium graveolens) of the carrot family.
  2. (uncountable) The stalks of this herb eaten as a vegetable.
  3. A yellow-green colour, like that of a celery.
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