Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, scaly shoots from under ground, as in asparagus. Also called turions.

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Examples

  • My favorite was a dish called fiocchetti di pere con salsa di taleggio e asparagi: it was a purse pasta filled with pear and taleggio cheese in an asparagus cream sauce.

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  • My husband has asparagi alla parmagiana followed by tortellini Montegrappa (with cream and ragu).

    Dr. Irene S. Levine: A Day in Bologna

  • Lacking toothpick or floss or flossy toothpick-like item -- or the initiative to rise from my desk in search of such -- I cleverly improvise by folding a yellow stickie in half in a plan to dislodge the offending asparagi.

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  • Viaggi & Sapori: Pasta con crema di asparagi e uova mimosa

    Pasta con crema di asparagi e uova mimosa

  • The tradizionale I dribbled over our organic strawberries for Easter dinner was as good as the Barolo we drank with the rissoto con asparagi seasoned with Ile de Re grey sea salt and the baby lamb chops.

    How Much Would You Pay for Salt From Mars? - The Lede Blog - NYTimes.com

  • By the way, I loved those asparagus (asparagi?) simply steamed and best served, in my opinion, with French style home made mayonnaise or aioli (add lots and lots of garlic to your home made mayonnaise).

    Organic produce revisited

  • In fact, the Roman emperor Augustus coined the phrase Velocius quam asparagi conquantur, meaning to do some thing even faster than the time it takes to cook asparagus which is really fast.

    From Warehouse to Your House

  • Saw several recent-born fawns, got some troutskis bathed in bacon grease and griddle butter to go w/the fresh-cut asparagi?

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  • In fact, the Roman emperor Augustus coined the phrase Velocius quam asparagi conquantur, meaning to do some thing even faster than the time it takes to cook asparagus which is really fast.

    From Warehouse to Your House

  • In fact, the Roman emperor Augustus coined the phrase Velocius quam asparagi conquantur, meaning to do some thing even faster than the time it takes to cook asparagus which is really fast.

    From Warehouse to Your House

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