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Meaning of PARSLEY

Pronunciation:  'pârslee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  aromatic herb with flat or curly leaves
  2. [n]  annual or perennial herb with aromatic finely-cut leaves

PARSLEY is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: Petroselinum crispum
 See Also: flat-leaf parsley, genus Petroselinum, Hamburg parsley, herb, herb, herbaceous plant, Italian parsley, Petroselinum, Petroselinum crispum neapolitanum, Petroselinum crispum tuberosum, turnip-rooted parsley



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pars"ley\, n. [OE. persely, persil, F. persil, L.
petroselinum rock parsley, Gr. ?; ? stone + ? parsley. Cf.
{Celery}.] (Bot.)
An aromatic umbelliferous herb ({Carum Petroselinum}), having
finely divided leaves which are used in cookery and as a

      As she went to the garden for parsley, to stuff a
      rabbit.                                  --Shak.

{Fool's parsley}. See under {Fool}.

{Hedge parsley}, {Milk parsley}, {Stone parsley}, names given
   to various weeds of similar appearance to the parsley.

{Parsley fern} (Bot.), a small fern with leaves resembling
   parsley ({Cryptogramme crispa}).

{Parsley piert} (Bot.), a small herb ({Alchemilla arvensis})
   formerly used as a remedy for calculus.

Computing Dictionary

A pascal extension for construction of parse trees, by Barber of summit software. It features iterators.

["PARSLEY: A New Compiler-Compiler", in Software Development Tools, Techniques and Alternatives, Arlington VA, Jul 1983, pp.232-241].

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing parsley in your dream, represents success. You achievements will be recognized.