American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An edible variety of celery (Apium graveolens var. rapaceum) cultivated for its swollen knobby root. Also called celery root, turnip-rooted celery.
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.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) Turnip-rooted celery, a from of celery with a large globular root, which is used for food.
- 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)
“Celeriac or celery root (Apium graveolens var. rapaceum): more and more, American supermarkets carry celeriac, which is grown for its bulbous root.”
“Celery root, also called celeriac or celery knob, is a turnip-rooted celery used extensively in France for flavoring much as we use celery.”
“The ash extenuates its smoky flavours but the celeriac is the mere supporting cast for our star, the wildly irresistible boar.”
“A slice of celeriac and parmesan tart (£3.10) and a Gloucester Old Spot sausage roll (£3.25), were both very, very good.”
“Snow Bear has fennel, German butterball, french fingerling potatoes, dried beans (four varieties), celery and celeriac.”
“And that's what comes over most from the food here: a care and attention to detail, most obvious in the roast sirloin of beef with wild mushrooms and celeriac.”
“We need a 'prawn cocktail' offensive for the 21st century – a 'scallops and celeriac purée' offensive, a 'baked figs and goats cheese' offensive … In the 1980s and 1990s, energetic Labour spokespeople led by then City minister Tony Blair toured the private dining rooms of the City trying to decontaminate the Labour brand with leading business people.”
“Each of the subsequent dishes is prefaced with a description of its origin, so that roasted celeriac is "From the Garden" and a chicken-liver consommé is "From the Field.”
“I will be watching them closely now as well as the gradually maturing celeriac and winter squash.”
“In a bowl, toss the celeriac juliennes with the lemon juice”
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