from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An edible variety of celery (Apium graveolens var. rapaceum) cultivated for its swollen knobby root. Also called celery root, turnip-rooted celery.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A form of celery, Apium graveolens, having an aromatic taproot eaten as a vegetable.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Turnip-rooted celery, a from of celery with a large globular root, which is used for food.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A variety of celery raised, especially on the continent of Europe, for the root, which is enlarged like a turnip. Also called turnip-rooted celery. See celery.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. thickened edible aromatic root of a variety of celery plant
- n. grown for its thickened edible aromatic root
Alteration of celery.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)