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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

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Alteration of celery.

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