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Meaning of CHERVIL

Pronunciation:  'churvil

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  fresh ferny parsley-like leaves used as a garnish with chicken and veal and omelets and green salads and spinach
  2. [n]  aromatic annual Old World herb cultivated for its finely divided and often curly leaves for use especially in soups and salads

CHERVIL is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: Anthriscus cereifolium, beaked parsley
 See Also: Anthriscus, Anthriscus cereifolium, beaked parsley, chervil, chervil, genus Anthriscus, herb, herb, herbaceous plant



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cher"vil\, n. [AS. cerfille, fr. L. caerefolium,
chaerephyllum, Gr. ?; ? to rejoice + ? leaf.] (Bot.)
A plant ({Anthriscus cerefolium}) with pinnately divided
aromatic leaves, of which several curled varieties are used
in soups and salads.