from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A European plant (Scorzonera hispanica) in the composite family, having heads of yellow ray flowers and a large, edible, fleshy root.
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- n. A perennial member of the sunflower family (Asteraceae), cultivated as a root vegetable; Scorzonera hispanica.
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- n. long black salsify
- n. perennial south European herb having narrow entire leaves and solitary yellow flower heads and long black edible roots shaped like carrots
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