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- n. A particular aromatic compound found in parsley
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An oily liquid derived from parsley.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An organic substance, forming long, white, brittle, needle-like crystals, extracted by distilling parsley-seeds with water. It melts at 86° F., and boils at about 572° F. It is used as an emmenagogue. Also called parsley-camphor.
- n. In medicine and pharmacy, the green liquid alcoholic extract of parsley-seeds used as an emmenagogue and antiperiodic.
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