HyperDic: asparagus

English > 2 senses of the word asparagus:
NOUNplantasparagus, edible asparagus, Asparagus officinalesplant whose succulent young shoots are cooked and eaten as a vegetable
foodasparagusedible young / young shoots of the asparagus plant
asparagus > pronunciation
Soundsahspeh'rahgahs
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English > asparagus: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningplant whose succulent young shoots are cooked and eaten as a vegetable.
Synonymsedible asparagus, Asparagus officinales
Member ofgenus Asparaguslarge genus of Old World perennial herbs with erect or spreading or climbing stems and small scalelike leaves and inconspicuous flowers
Partsasparagusedible young / young shoots of the asparagus plant
Broaderherb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem
Spanishasparagus officinales, asparagus officinalis, espárrago
Catalanespàrrec
English > asparagus: 2 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningedible young / young shoots of the asparagus plant.
Part ofasparagus, edible asparagus, Asparagus officinalesplant whose succulent young shoots are cooked and eaten as a vegetable
Broadervegetable, veggie, vegedible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
Spanishespárrago
Catalanespàrrec, esparreguera

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