Dictionary » S » Smallage



(Science: botany) 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.

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,078 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link