Definition of Smallage

1. n. A biennial umbelliferous plant (Apium graveolens) native of the seacoats of Europe and Asia. When deprived of its acrid and even poisonous properties by cultivation, it becomes celery.



Definition of Smallage

1. Noun. Celery in its wild (uncultivated) form. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Smallage

1. a wild celery [n -S]

Medical Definition of Smallage

1. A biennial umbelliferous plant (Apium graveolens) native of the seacoats of Europe and Asia. When deprived of its acrid and even poisonous properties by cultivation, it becomes celery. Origin: Small + F. Ache smallage. See Ach parsley. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Smallage

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Literary usage of Smallage

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1. Records Relating to the Early History of Boston by Boston (Mass.). Registry Dept (1898)
"•Joseph Harley & Martha smallage Mr. Wm. Waldron •Edward Harrod & Debora Martin Mr. Sam. Miles Presn. June 3, 1723 Presn. Aug. ..."

2. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"A. graveolens, or smallage, a native of Britain ; and 2. ... The roots of smallage are also in seems one of the easiest, both to the insects them- were ..."

3. The American Housewife and Kitchen Directory: Containing the Most Valuable (1869)
"Stir it up we-l —let it remain a couple of days, stirring it up well each diy, then turn it into a wine cask, and close it tight. 350. smallage Cordial. ..."

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