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Etymology

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Borrowed from French céleri, from Latin selīnum, from Ancient Greek σέλῑνον (sélīnon). For the epenthetic d, which was productive well into the seventeenth century, compare kelder, zolder, daalder, mulder, vilder, volder.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˌsɛl.dəˈrɛi̯/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: sel‧de‧rij
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯

Noun

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selderij m (plural selderijen, diminutive selderijtje n)

  1. The herb celery, Apium graveolens
    Synonyms: eppe (dialectal), soepgroente (Suriname)
    Hypernym: moerasscherm

Derived terms

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Descendants

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  • Afrikaans: seldery
  • Caribbean Javanese: slèdri
  • Belarusian: сельдэрэ́й (sjelʹderéj)
  • Malay: seladeri