parsley

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English persely, from Old French peresil, from Latin petroselīnum, from Ancient Greek πετροσέλῑνον (petrosélīnon, parsley), from πέτρος (pétros, rock, stone) + σέλῑνον (sélīnon, celery). Displaced Old English petersiliġe, which goes back to the same root.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑː(ɹ)sli/
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NounEdit

parsley (usually uncountable, plural parsleys)

  1. (countable, uncountable) A bright green, biennial herb, Petroselinum crispum, having many cultivars.
  2. (uncountable) The leaves of this plant used in Middle Eastern, European, and American cooking.

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