Complete Definition of "asparagus"

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English

Image:Szparagi.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Bundles of green and white asparagus.

Etymology
from medieval Latin 'sparagus'

Pronunciation
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Noun
en-noun|plasparagus|pl2asparaguses

  1. Any of various perennial plants of the genus Asparagus having leaflike stems, scalelike leaves, and small flowers
  2. The young shoots of Asparagus officinalis eaten as a vegetable

Translations
trans-top|asparagus plant
Danish: asparges c
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trans-top|asparagus shoots {food)
Danish: asparges c
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Chinese: èç­, è¦ç¬ (lúsÇn)
Dutch: asperge f
Dutch: asparago
Finnish: parsa, tankoparsa
French: asperge f
German: Spargel m
Hungarian: spárga
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Greek: ÏÏαÏάγγι (sparagi) n
Italian: asparago m, sparago m
Maltese: spraġ
Polish: szparagi f
Sicilian: spàraciu m
Slovene: Å¡pargelj m
Spanish: espárrago
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